Publisher description for Oppositional voices : women as writers and translators of literature in the English Renaissance / Tina Krontiris.

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A fascinating study of the writing of six women writers of the period. Encompassing their poetry, drama and romantic fiction, the study shows how gender ideology, economics and class, as well as literary convention, shaped their work.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Women -- England -- History -- Renaissance, 1450-1600.
Translating and interpreting -- England -- History.
Authorship -- Sex differences.