The Elizabethan woman of letters: the extent of her literary activities
Kohler, Charlotte E, Department of English, University of Virginia
Metcalf, John Calvin, University of Virginia
Historically, there are few known examples of women of letters in England before the sixteenth century. Christianity at first worked for the educational betterment of the minds of certain women, dedicated to the church. Very early there are found, almost exclusively in the religious life, women of outstanding achievements, such as the Abbess Mild, who presided with great success over
a Northumbrian community including both monks and
PHD (Doctor of Philosophy)
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century, English literature -- Early modern (To 1700) -- History and criticism, Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century, English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
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