Gender, Material Culture and the Hybridity of Renaissance Writing

Danielle Clarke

in Renaissance Transformations

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780748638734
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651573 | DOI:
Gender, Material Culture and the Hybridity of Renaissance Writing

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This chapter explains how the networks of female writing took care of a mode of expression that aimed to combine ethics and style, as well as purposefully interrupted dominant male-centred paradigms of writing. It takes a look at the usual tangential and vague relationship of women to the language regime developed from humanist educational systems. The chapter also discusses the role of women in the arrival of models of writing that prioritised subjectivity and interiority.

Keywords: networks; female writing; male-centred paradigms; language regime; humanist educational systems; writing models; subjectivity; interiority

Chapter.  7216 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800)

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