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Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literature

Reading Women"s Lives, 16001680

by Sharon Cadman Seelig

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Autobiography,
  • Women Authors

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7766943M
    ISBN 100521856957
    ISBN 109780521856959

    Writing Women in Modern China is the first major anthology in English to highlight the contributions of women to modern literary culture with respect to the heated gender debates of early twentieth-century China. Featuring examples of fiction, drama, autobiography, essays, and poetry by eighteen writers, many of whom have been neglected by mainstream literary history, this/5. gender and disability; gender and early-modern women’ s poetry; gender and empire; gender and mater nal ideology, and global studies, and race, and the post-human. 26 All these hav e prov en.

    Convent Autobiography reveals how English Catholic women wrote about themselves, their families, and their lives in a period where it was illegal to practice Catholicism in England. These nuns went into a two-fold kind of exile for their beliefs. They moved abroad and they died to the world, trying to cut ties with family and friends. Yet their convents needed support from outsiders to thrive. The academic discipline of women's writing as a discrete area of literary studies which is based on the notion that the experience of women, historically, has been shaped by their gender, and so women writers by definition are a group worthy of separate study: "Their texts emerge from and intervene in conditions usually very different from those which produced most writing by men.".

    late eighteenth century/early nineteenth century black antislavery writing with a particular emphasis on slave narrative autobiography, early black polemic, and their contributions to Atlantic political and intellectual currencies. Her book, Confessions of Faith in Early Modern England, was published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in ; it explores the paradoxical relationship between autobiography and polemic in an age of religious articles on Milton, Shakespeare, Donne, and Sir Thomas Browne have been published in venues including Renaissance Quarterly, Modern Philology, and Milton Studies.


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Combining a fresh account of the development of autobiography with close and attentive reading of the texts, this important contribution to the fields of early modern literary studies and gender studies illuminates the interactions between literature and by: 9. Sharon Cadmon Seelig asks two questions in Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern first is the one that Margaret Cavendish posed at the beginning of her True Relation of My Birth, Breeding, and Life (): "Why hath this Ladie writ her own Life?"; the second is "Why and how do we read lives like Cavendish's?" (pp.

1, 2). Seelig examines several well-known prose lives in. AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND GENDER IN EARLY MODERN LITERATURE Early modern autobiographies and diaries provide a unique insight into women’s lives and how they remembered, interpreted, and represented their experiences.

Sharon Seelig analyzes the writings of six seventeenth-century women: diaries by Margaret Hoby and. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literature: Reading Women's Lives, at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

For most readers and spectators, heroism takes the form of public, idealized masculinity. It calls to mind socially and morally elevated men embarking on active adventures: courageously confronting danger; valiantly rescuing the helpless; exploring and claiming unconquered terrain.

But in this book, Mary Beth Rose argues that from the late sixteenth to the late seventeenth centuries, a passive. Get this from a library. Autobiography and gender in early modern literature: reading women's lives, [Sharon Cadman Seelig] -- "Early modern autobiographies and diaries provide a unique insight into women's lives and how they remembered, interpreted, and represented their experiences.

Sharon Cadman Seelig analyzes the. Cambridge University Press - Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literature - by Sharon Cadman Seelig Index Index. Acheson, Katherine, 39, nn.3 and 4, n.9, n Early modern autobiographies and diaries provide a unique insight into women's lives and how they represented themselves.

Combining a fresh account of the development of autobiography with close reading, this important contribution to the fields of early modern literary studies and gender studies illuminates the interactions between literature.

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Early Modern Autobiography considers the many ways in which autobiographical selves emerged from the late medieval period through the seventeenth century, with the aim of understanding the interaction between those individuals' lives and their worlds, the ways in which they could be recorded, and the contexts in which they are read.

Early Modern Autobiography considers the many ways in which autobiographical selves emerged from the late medieval period through the seventeenth century, with the aim of understanding the interaction between those individuals’ lives and their worlds, the ways in which they could be recorded, and the contexts in which they are read.

Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literature: Reading Women’s Lives, – Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, x + pp. index. bibl. $ ISBN: 0–––7. In this stimulating study, Seelig describes the disparate forms many women’s autobiographies have taken and suggests, since most women have been unableto.

Academic journal article Early Modern Literary Studies. Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literature: Reading Women's Lives /women's Writing in the British Atlantic World, Memory, Place and History, A Review of Sharon Cadman Seelig, Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literature: Reading women's lives A Page from Lady Margaret Hoby's Diary, f.

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Conti, Brooke, "Review of Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literature by Sharon Cadman Seelig" (). English Faculty : Brooke Conti. Sharon Cadman Seelig. Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literature: Reading Women’s Lives, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.

cloth; Review by JULIE D. CAMPBELL, EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY. In this study on autobiography and gender, Seelig examines the life-writ.

Gender and the Construction of Royal Authority in the Speeches of Elizabeth I 3. Gender, Genre, and History: Female Heroism in Seventeenth-Century Autobiography 4. "Vigorous most / When most unactive deem’d": Gender and the Heroics of Endurance in Milton’s Samson Agonistes, Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko, and Mary Astell’s Some Reflections upon.

Early Modern Autobiographical Texts. of cardinal importance that distinguishes Yiddish literature from other Jewish literatures in Eastern Europe is that of gender; no literature written in a Jewish language prior to the emergence of modern Israeli Hebrew has had so high a proportion of female contributors.

Hebrew literature written in. This pioneering handbook offers a comprehensive consideration of the dynamic relationship between English literature and religion in the early modern period. The years from the coronation of Henry VII to the death of Queen Anne were turbulent times in the history of the British Church—and produced some of the greatest devotional poetry, sermons, polemics, and epics of literature in English.

Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literature: Reading Women's Lives Cambridge: Cambridge UP, pp. ISBN 0 7. Kate Chedgzoy. Women's Writing in the British Atlantic World, Memory, Place and History, Cambridge: Cambridge UP, pp. ISBN 0 5. Paul Salzman La Trobe University.

the interesting, human, and vividly told story of one of the wisest and most useful lives in our own history, and perhaps in any history. In Franklin's Autobiography is offered not so much a ready-made formula for success, as the companionship of a real flesh and blood man of extraordinary mind and quality, whose daily walk and conversation will help us to meet our own difficulties, much as.The book's remaining chapters examine more closely the gendered effects of humanist literacy practices on the English stage.

Beginning with an analysis of Shakespeare's use of reading in Ham]et and concluding with a discussion of Grace Mildmay's autobiography, Sanders illuminates the competing and often oppositional models of the gendered reader, both male and female.This chapter discusses the Vaudracour and the Julia episode in terms of the intersection of genre and gender in The Prelude.

In this chapter, the question of what The Prelude has to do with sexual difference and the relation between Wordsworth's autobiographical genre and gender are carefully studied. Focus is particularly given to the episode of Vaudracour and Julia wherein the theories of.