English Secular Lyric of the Seventeenth Century

GRS EN 725

Faced with authorial challenges posed by ascendant female writers, how did male poets in seventeenth- century England defensively conceive, construct, and maintain a "masculine line" in secular lyrics? Hetero- and homosocial relations in Donne, Jonson, Drayton, Carew, Herrick, Marvell, Rochester, others.

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