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.