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The Resource Laura : uncovering gender and genre in Wyatt, Donne, and Marvell, Barbara L. Estrin, (electronic book)

Laura : uncovering gender and genre in Wyatt, Donne, and Marvell, Barbara L. Estrin, (electronic book)

Label
Laura : uncovering gender and genre in Wyatt, Donne, and Marvell
Title
Laura
Title remainder
uncovering gender and genre in Wyatt, Donne, and Marvell
Statement of responsibility
Barbara L. Estrin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How do men imagine women? In the poetry of Petrarch and his English successors-Wyatt, Donne, and Marvell-the male poet persistently imagines pursuing a woman, Laura, whom he pursues even as she continues to deny his affections. Critics have long held that, in objectifying Laura, these male-authored texts deny the imaginative, intellectual, and physical life of the woman they idealize. In Laura, Barbara L. Estrin counters this traditional view by focusing not on the generative powers of the male poet, but on the subjectivity of the imagined woman and the imaginative space of the poe
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Estrin, Barbara L.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR535.L7
LC item number
E88 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Post-contemporary interventions
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English poetry
  • Love poetry, English
  • Women and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Literary form
  • Literary form
  • English poetry
  • Sex role in literature
  • Wyatt, Thomas
  • Marvell, Andrew
  • Donne, John
  • Wyatt, Thomas
  • Marvell, Andrew
  • Donne, John
  • England
Label
Laura : uncovering gender and genre in Wyatt, Donne, and Marvell, Barbara L. Estrin, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Liking this": telling Wyatt's feelings
  • [3.]
  • Donne:
  • Small change: defections from Petrarchan and Spenserian poetics
  • Sylvia transformed: returning Donne's gifts
  • "A pregnant bank": contracting and abstracting the "you" in Donne's "A valediction of my name in the window" and "Elegy: change"
  • [4.]
  • Marvell:
  • "Busie companies of men": appropriations of female power in "Damon the mower" and "The gallery"
  • "Preparing for longer flight": Marvell's nymph and the revenge of silence
  • Introduction: gender performance and genre slippage
  • A-mazing and A-musing: after the garden in "Appleton house"
  • [1.]
  • Petrarch:
  • Inverting the order: Laura as Eve to Petrarch's Adam
  • "Like a man who thinks and weeps and writes": Laura as Mercury to Petrarch's Battus
  • [2.]
  • Wyatt:
  • Taking bread: Wyatt's revenge in the lyrics and sustenance in the Psalms
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 345 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822314998
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Laura : uncovering gender and genre in Wyatt, Donne, and Marvell, Barbara L. Estrin, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Liking this": telling Wyatt's feelings
  • [3.]
  • Donne:
  • Small change: defections from Petrarchan and Spenserian poetics
  • Sylvia transformed: returning Donne's gifts
  • "A pregnant bank": contracting and abstracting the "you" in Donne's "A valediction of my name in the window" and "Elegy: change"
  • [4.]
  • Marvell:
  • "Busie companies of men": appropriations of female power in "Damon the mower" and "The gallery"
  • "Preparing for longer flight": Marvell's nymph and the revenge of silence
  • Introduction: gender performance and genre slippage
  • A-mazing and A-musing: after the garden in "Appleton house"
  • [1.]
  • Petrarch:
  • Inverting the order: Laura as Eve to Petrarch's Adam
  • "Like a man who thinks and weeps and writes": Laura as Mercury to Petrarch's Battus
  • [2.]
  • Wyatt:
  • Taking bread: Wyatt's revenge in the lyrics and sustenance in the Psalms
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 345 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822314998
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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