By Elaine V. Beilin

ISBN-10: 0754661652

ISBN-13: 9780754661658

This quantity contains major scholarship on 5 writers lively within the first half the 16th century: Margaret extra Roper, Katherine Parr, Anne Askew, Mildred Cooke Cecil and Anne Cooke Bacon. The essays signify more than a few theoretical ways and supply worthwhile insights into the non secular, social, fiscal and political contexts crucial for knowing those writers' texts. students research the importance of Margaret extra Roper's translations and letters within the contexts of humanism, family members relationships and altering cultural forces; the contributions of Katherine Parr and Anne Askew to Reformation discourses and debates; and the cloth presence of Mildred Cooke Cecil and Anne Cooke Bacon within the highbrow, spiritual and political lifetime of their time. The advent surveys the advance of the sector as an interdisciplinary venture related to literature, heritage, classics, faith and cultural studies.

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