Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 January 2018

392 Pages | 6 black & white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526128706

Bookseller Code (06)

Women poets of the English Civil War

First Edition

Edited by Sarah Ross and Elizabeth Scott-Baumann

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides substantial selections of poems by five women poets of the English Civil War: Anne Bradstreet, Hester Pulter, Katherine Philips, Margaret Cavendish and Lucy Hutchinson
  • Presents the first comprehensive anthology of seventeenth-century women's poetry, to complement the canonical male poets of the English Civil War (Marvell, Milton, Dryden, et al.)
  • Includes textual and contextual annotations useful for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Presents women's poems in modern spelling and clear text versions for classroom use