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Feminine Rhetorical Culture

Tudor Adaptations of Ovid's "Heroides</I>



Contents: FEMININE RHETORICAL CULTURE examines the cross-cultural development of female speakers by comparing translations of Ovid's Heroides by George Turberville and Michael Drayton.
The book offers a fresh perspective on Renaissance translators of Ovid by looking at heretofore ignored connections between Ovid and the literary descendants. By focusing on feminine literary speech, the book examines a new dimension of Renaissance love poetry and rhetoric.