Women and the Bible in early modern England : religious reading and writing
Molekamp, Femke (2013) Women and the Bible in early modern England : religious reading and writing. Oxford ; UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199665402 (In Press)Full text not available from this repository.
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Women and the Bible in Early Modern England provides an account of the uniquely important role of the Bible in the development of female interpretative and literary agency, as well as in the expression of female subjectivity in early modern England. In the later sixteenth and throughout the seventeenth century women's religious writing diversified in genre and entered increasingly into a public literary sphere. Femke Molekamp shows that the Bible was at the heart of female reading culture, and that women can be seen to have participated in multiple modes of reading it, which, in turn, fostered various kinds of literary writing.
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > English and Comparative Literary Studies|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Place of Publication:||Oxford ; UK|
|Number of Pages:||336|
|Publication Status:||In Press|
|Description:||March 2013 (estimated)|
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