Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2012

288 Pages

ISBN: 9780748655823

Bookseller Code (06)

Friendship's Shadows

Women's Friendship and the Politics of Betrayal in England, 1640-1705

Penelope Anderson

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Renaissance Culture

The first sustained investigation of early modern women's friendship. Penelope Anderson's original study changes our understanding both of the masculine Renaissance friendship tradition and of the private forms of women's friendship of the eighteenth century and after.