Women Writers and Familial Discourse in the English Renaissance

Relative Values

  • Marion Wynne-Davies

Part of the Early Modern Literature in History book series (EMLH)

About this book


This book explores the development of familial discourse within a chronological frame, commencing with the More family and concluding with the Cavendish group. It explores the way in which the support of family groups enabled women to participate in literary production, whilst closeting them within a form of writing that encompassed style or theme.


bibliography discourse English identity knowledge Renaissance stage style Thomas More women writing

Authors and affiliations

  • Marion Wynne-Davies
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EnglishUniversity of SurreyUK

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