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Aemilia Lanyer : gender, genre, and the canon

Aemilia Lanyer was a Londoner of Jewish-Italian descent and the mistress of Queen Elizabeth's Lord Chamberlain. But in 1611 she did something extraordinary for a middle-class woman of the seventeenth century: she published a volume of original poems
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University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, ©1998