Women and Politics in Early Modern England, 1450 1700

James Daybell

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Women and Politics in Early Modern England, 1450 1700

Women and Politics in Early Modern England, 1450 1700 By James Daybell Women and Politics in Early Modern England This collection of essays examines women s involvement in politics in early modern England as writers as members of kinship and patronage networks and as petitioners intermediaries and patrons It

  • Title: Women and Politics in Early Modern England, 1450 1700
  • Author: James Daybell
  • ISBN: 9780754609889
  • Page: 367
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Women and Politics in Early Modern England, 1450 1700 By James Daybell This collection of essays examines women s involvement in politics in early modern England, as writers, as members of kinship and patronage networks, and as petitioners, intermediaries and patrons It challenges conventional conceptualizations of female power and influence, defining politics broadly in order to incorporate women excluded from formal, male dominated stateThis collection of essays examines women s involvement in politics in early modern England, as writers, as members of kinship and patronage networks, and as petitioners, intermediaries and patrons It challenges conventional conceptualizations of female power and influence, defining politics broadly in order to incorporate women excluded from formal, male dominated state institutions The chapters embrace a range of interdisciplinary approaches historical, literary, palaeographic, linguistic and gender based They deal with a variety of issues related to female intervention within political spheres, including women s rhetorical, persuasive and communicative skills the production by women of a range of texts that can be termed political the politicization of marital, family and kinship networks and female involvement in patronage and court politics Women and Politics in Early Modern England, 1450 700 also looks at ways in which images of female power and authority were represented within canonical texts, such as Shakespeare s plays and Milton s epic poetry The volume extends the range of areas and texts for the study of women, gender and politics, and locates women s political, social and cultural activities within the contexts of the family, locality and wider national stage It argues for a blurring of the boundaries between the traditional categories of the public and the private, the domestic and the political and enhances our understanding of the ways in which women exerted political force through informal, intimate and personal, as well as official, and formal channels of power As a whole the book makes an important contribution to the reassessment of early modern politics from the perspective of women.
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