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17th Century Women Poets
17th Century Background



General
    Renaissance Women Online offers Topic Essays written by renowned scholars. Topics include Radical Sects (Hilary Hinds), Education (Kim Walker), Women in the Booktrade (Maureen Bell) and Petrarchism (Gary Waller).
Literature
    Prof. Hermann Arsanov very detailed "image-oriented introduction to backgrounds of English Renaissance Literature" includes introductions to Renaissance Cosmology and Renaissance conceptions of Science (because of the great number of illustrations, maps and other images the files are all rather large).

Political and Social History
Religion
Arts
    Sequences of music from the Renaissance and Baroque period can be accessed (with the appropriate soft- and hardware) at the Classical Midi Connection.

See also Further Resources.




17th Century Women Poets (http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/englisch/kurse/17c/backgrnd.htm)
Susanne Webel (May 5, 1998)