Women and the English Renaissance: Literature and the Nature of Womankind, 1540 to 1620
University of Illinois Press, 1984 - English literature - 364 pages
Impressively examines the relation sixteenth-century controversies about the nature of women have to literature and life.
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THE FORMAL CONTROVERSY
The Early Tudor Controversy
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