Mary Sidney Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))

Bornstein, Diane. "Introduction." In The Countess of Pembroke's Translation of Philippe de Mornay's "Discourse of Life and Death," edited by Diane Bornstein, pp. 1-24. Detroit: Michigan Consortium for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, 1983.

Traces the personal and historical circumstances in which Sidney translated de Mornay's work and contends that "her changes even improved the original."

Brennan, Michael. Literary Patronage in the English Renaissance: The Pembroke Family. London: Routledge, 1988, 251 p.

A comprehensive survey of the patronage system focusing on the Pembrokes' literary...

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