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Laura

Uncovering Gender and Genre in Wyatt, Donne, and Marvell

Laura( )
Author: Estrin, Barbara L.
Series title:Post-Contemporary Interventions Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8223-1499-8
Publication Date:Dec 1994
Publisher:Duke University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

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...
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Book Details
Pages:360
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Literary Criticism / Poetry
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 x 1.03 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds



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