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Title Women writing back/writing women back [electronic resource] : transnational perspectives from the late Middle Ages to the dawn of the modern era / edited by Anke Gilleir, Alicia C. Montoya, Suzan van Dijk.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 381 pages) : illustrations.
Series Intersections, 1568-1811 ; v. 16
Intersections (Boston, Mass.) ; v. 16.
Contents Introduction: toward a new conception of women's literary history / Anke Gilleir and Alicia C. Montoya -- 'To promote God's praise and her neighbour's salvation'. Strategies of authorship and readership among mystic women in the later Middle Ages / Madeleine Jeay and Kathleen Garay -- Gendering place: the role of place in Anne Krabbe's Ballad works / Anne-Marie Mai -- 'To make frequent assemblies, associations, and combinations amongst our sex.' Nascent ideas of female bonding in seventeenth-century England / Ina Schabert -- Women and literary sociability in eighteenth-century Lisbon / Vanda Anástacio -- Female writing and the use of literary byways. Pastoral drama by Maddalena Campiglia (1553-1595) / Philiep Bossier -- Prescriptions for women: alchemy, medicine and the renaissance Querelle des femmes / Meredith K. Ray -- The appropriation of the genre of nuptial poetry by Katharina Lescailje (1649-1711) / Nina Geerdink -- Madame De Maintenon Au Miroir de sa correspondance: réhabilitation du personnage et redécouverte d'une écriture féminine / Christine Mongenot and Hans Bots -- French women writers and heroic genres / Perry Gethner -- The tartar girl, the Persian princess, and early modern English women's authorship from Elizabeth II to to Mary Wroth / Bernadette Andrea -- A cloistered nun abroad: Arcangela Tarabotti's international literary career / Lara Lynn Westwater -- Traveller, pedagogue and cultural mediator: Marie-Elisabeth De La Fite and her female context / Ineke Janse -- Translation and intellectual reflection in the works of enlightened Spanish women: Inés Joyes (1731-1808) / Mónica Bolufer -- 'Nous voudrions que les femmes s'occupent de la littérature': traductions des romanciéres françaises en russie autour de 1800 / Elena Gretchanaia.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject European literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
European literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- Europe -- History.
Chronological Term 1450-1799
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Gilleir, Anke.
Montoya, Alicia.
Dijk, Suzanna van.
Other Form: Print version: Women writing back/writing women back. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004184633 (DLC) 2010006228 (OCoLC)539081780
ISBN 9789004193536 (electronic bk.)
9004193537 (electronic bk.)