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Author Moore, Mary B., 1945-

Title Desiring voices : women sonneteers and Petrarchism / Mary B. Moore
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 290 pages)
Series Ad feminam
Ad feminam.
Contents Ad Feminam: Women and Literature / Sandra M. Gilbert -- Introduction: Voicing Desire -- The Complication of Subjectivity: Petrarch and the Guise of Blindness -- Body of Light, Body of Matter: Self-Reference as Self-Modeling in Gaspara Stampa -- Eating Desire and Embracing Error: Louise Labe and the Spectacle of Sappho -- The Labyrinth of Style: Lady Mary Wroth and the Idea of Petrarchism -- Charlotte Smith and the Echoes of Melancholy -- Indeterminacy and the Economy of Love in Sonnets from the Portuguese -- A Fitting Form: Edna St. Vincent Millay and Petrarchism -- Conclusion: Echoes of Desiring Voices
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-282) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Desire in literature.
Sonnets -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585343640 (electronic bk.)
9780585343648 (electronic bk.)