Women Latin Poets in Britain in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

March 2001
Seventeenth Century;Spring2001, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
An essay is presented in which the author discusses women's knowledge of Latin and Greek language and literature from the 16th to the 18th century. Women's education in Elizabethan England, humanist education trends, and women's Latin writings are discussed, and 16th century authors William Kempe and Erasmus are cited. The political aspects of aristocratic women's education is also mentioned.


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