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Published: 19 May 2011

320 Pages | 34 black-and-white halftones


ISBN: 9780199541713

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Strong Women

Life, Text, and Territory 1347-1645

David Wallace

Clarendon Lectures in English

  • Fluent and fascinating account of the shocking and dangerous lives - and complex textual afterlives - of four 'strong women': Dorothea of Montau, Margery Kempe of Lynn, Mary Ward Yorkshire, and Elizabeth Cary of Drury Lane
  • Impressive historical reach, spanning 14th to the 17th centuries
  • Generously illustrated