Bibliographic Details

Epistolary community in print, 1580-1664 / by Diana G. Barnes.

Author / Creator Barnes, Diana G.
Imprint Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2013]
Description xii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language English
Series Material readings in early modern culture
Material readings in early modern culture.
Subject English letters -- History and criticism.
English prose literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Letter writing -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Letter writing -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
English letters.
English prose literature -- Early modern.
Letter writing.
Great Britain.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
ISBN 9781409445357 (hardcover)
1409445356 (hardcover)
9781409445364 (ebook)
1409445364 (PDF ebook)
9781409445364 (PDF ebook)
9781409473145 (ePub ebook)
1409473147 (ePub ebook)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Members of the Kingdom of Letters
  • Angel Day's rhetoric for "any learner" in The English Secretary (1586 and 1599)
  • Feminine poetical letters: Michael Drayton's England's Heroical Epistles (1597)
  • Letters of feminine friendship at the court of Henrietta Maria: Jacques du Bosque's The Secretary of Ladies (1638)
  • Epistolary battles in the English Civil War: The Kings Cabinet Opened (1645)
  • Epistolary Restoration: Margaret Cavendish's letters
  • Conclusion: new republics of letters
  • Bibliography
  • Index