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Title Aemilia Lanyer : gender, genre, and the canon / Marshall Grossman, editor.

Publication Info. Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (273 pages)
Series Studies in the English Renaissance
Studies in the English Renaissance.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. A.L. Rowse's Dark Lady; 2. Looking for Patrons; 3. Seizing Discourses and Reinventing Genres; 4. Sacred Celebration: The Patronage Poems; 5. Vocation and Authority: Born to Write; 6. The Feminist Poetics of ""Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum""; 7. The Gendering of Genre: Literary History and the Canon; 8. (M)other Tongues: Maternity and Subjectivity; 9. The Love of Other Women: Rich Chains and Sweet Kisses; 10. The Gospel According to Aemilia: Women and the Sacred.
11. ""Pardon ... though I have digrest"": Digression as Style in ""Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum""12. Annotated Bibliography: Texts and Criticism of Aemilia Bassano Lanyer; List of Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W.
Summary Aemilia Lanyer was a Londoner of Jewish-Italian descent and the mistress of Queen Elizabeth's Lord Chamberlain. But in 1611 she did something extraordinary for a middle-class woman of the seventeenth century: she published a volume of original poems. Using standard genres to address distinctly feminine concerns, Lanyer's work is varied, subtle, provocative, and witty. Her religious poem ""Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum"" repeatedly projects a female subject for a female reader and casts the Passion in terms of gender conflict. Lanyer also carried this concern with gender into the very structure of th.
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Subject Lanyer, Aemilia -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lanyer, Aemilia. Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum.
Lanyer, Aemilia.
Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum (Lanyer, Aemilia)
Canon (Literature)
Chronological Term 1500-1700
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Grossman, Marshall, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Aemilia Lanyer : gender, genre, and the canon. Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2009, ©1998 viii, 264 pages 9780813120492
ISBN 9780813149370 (e-book)
0813149371 (e-book)