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Order and Disorder

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ISBN-10: 0631220615

ISBN-13: 9780631220619

Edition: 2001

Authors: Lucy Hutchinson, David Norbrook

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Order and Disorder, the first epic poem by an Englishwoman, has never before been available in its entirety. The first five cantos were printed anonymously in 1679, but fifteen further cantos remained in manuscript, probably because they were so politically sensitive. David Norbrook, widely recognized as a leading authority on Renaissance literature and politics, has now attributed the work to the republican, Lucy Hutchison. In this prestigious scholarly volume, he provides a wealth of editorial matter, along with the first full version of Order and Disorder ever to be published. Order and Disorder shares much in common with 'Paradise Lost'. Both poems use the Christian myth of man's…    
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Book details

List price: $74.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/8/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.10" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Abbreviations and References
Order and Disorder: The Poem and its Contexts
Lucy Hutchinson
Reading the Bible
Biblical Verse
The Divine Narrative
Politics and Religion
Eve's Version? Genesis, Women and the Woman Writer
Note on the Text and Editing
Order and Disorder
Appendix: 'Elegies', no. 3
Further Reading