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    Primary Texts

    • Jill Seal-Millman and Gillian Wright ed., Early Modern Women's Manuscript Poetry (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2005), pp. 111-27

    • Jane Stevenson and Peter Davidson ed., Early Modern Women Poets (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 187-94


    Articles About Pulter


     Elizabeth Clarke, Literature Compass 2 (2005)

     Jayne Archer, Literature Compass 2 (2005)

     Mark Robson, Literature Compass 2 (2005)

     Sarah Ross, Literature Compass 2 (2005)


    • Peter Davidson, 'Green Thoughts. Marvell's Gardens: Clues to Two Curious Puzzles', Times Literary Supplement, 5044 (3 December, 1999), pp. 14-15
    • Alice Eardley, "Saturn (whose aspects soe sads my soule)": Lady Hester Pulter's Feminine Melancholic Genius' in Michael Denbo ed., News Ways of Looking at Old Texts: Papers of the Renaissance English Texts Society 2002-2006 (Tempe: ACMRS, 2009), pp. 239-52.
    • Alice Eardley and Demmy Verbeke, 'Remembering Mary Ley (d. 1613): The Bilingual Commemorative Verses in the Harington Papers' in LIAS 35 (2008), pp. 177-86.
    • Marcus Nevitt, 'The Insults of Defeat: Royalist Responses to sir William Davenant's Gondibert (1651)', The Seventeenth Century 24.2 (2009), pp. 287-304.
    • Mark Robson, 'Swansongs: Reading Voice in the Poetry of Lady Hester Pulter', English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700, 9 (2000), pp. 238-56

    Articles and Books that Mention Pulter


    Andrea Brady, The Journal of Military History 70.1 (2006), pp. 9-30

    Catherine Coussens, Journal of Arts and Sciences 6 (2006), pp. 19-31

    Margaret Ezell, English Literary Renaissance 38.2 (2008), pp. 331-55


    • Kate Cedqzoy, Women's Writing in the British Atlantic World: Memory, Place and History 1550-1700 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), pp. 144-53

    Further Reading


    Early modern women and their writing

    Carol Barash, English Women's Poetry, 1649-1714: Politics, Community and Linguistic Authority (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996)

    Mary E, Burke, Jane Donawerth, Linda L. Dove and Karen Nelson eds., Women, Writing and the Reproduction of Culture in Tudor and Stuart Britain (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2000)

    Victoria Burke and Jonathan Gibson ed., Early Modern Women's Manuscript Writing: Selected Papers from the Trinity/Trent Colloquium (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004)

    Bernard Capp, When Gossips Meet: Women, Family and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003)

    Hero Chalmers, Royalist Women Writers 1650-1689 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2004)

    Kenneth Charlton, Women, Religon and Education in Early Modern England (London: Routledge, 1999)

    Elizabeth Clarke and Danielle Clarke ed., This Double Voice: Gendered Writing in Early Modern England (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000)

    Erica Longfellow, Women and Religious Writing in Early Modern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004)

    Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford, Women in Early Modern England 1550-1720 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998)

    Mihoko Suzuki, Subordinate Subjects: Gender, the Political Nation and Literary Form in England, 1588-1688 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003)

    Susan Wiseman, Conspiracy and Virtue: Women, Writing and Politics in Seventeenth-Century England (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006)



    Michael Bath, Speaking Pictures: English Emblem Books and Renaissance Culture (London: Longman, 1994)

    Michael Bath and Daniel Russell ed., Deviceful Settings: The English Renaissance Emblem and its Contexts (New York: AMS Press, 1999)

    Peter Daly, Literature in Light of the Emblem 2nd ed (Toronton: University of Toronto Press, 1998)

    Louis Marz, The Poetry of Meditation: A Study of English Religious Literature of the Seventeenth Century 2nd ed (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1954)

    Royalism and the English Civil Wars

    Raymond Anselment, Loyalist Resolve: Patient Fortitude in the English Civil War (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1988)

    Thomas Corns ed., The Royal Image: Representations of Charles I (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999)

    Jerome de Groot, Royalist Identities (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2004)

    James Loxley, Royalism and Poetry in the English Civil Wars: The Drawn Sword (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997)

    Laura Lunger Knoppers, Contructing Cromwell: Ceremony, Portrait and Print 1645-1661 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000)

    Jason McElligott and David L. Smith, Royalists and Royalism During the English Civil Wars (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007)

    Earl Miner, The Cavalier Mode from Jonson to Cotton (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971)

    Lois Potter, Secret Rites and Secret Writing: Royalist Literature, 1641-1660 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989)

    Isabel Rivers, The Poetry of Conservatism (Cambridge: Rivers Press, 1973)

    David L. Smith, Constitutional Royalism and the Search for Settlement, c. 1640-1649 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994)

    Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth ed., The English Civil Wars in the Literary Imagination (Columbia: Missouri Press, 1999)

    Robert Wilcher, The Writing of Royalism 1628-1660 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001)


    Margaret Ezell, The Patriarch's Wife: Literary Evidence and the History of the Family (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987)

    Harold Love, Scribal Publication in Seventeenth-Century England (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993)

    Arthur Marotti, Manuscript, Print and the English Renaissance Lyric (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1995)

    Wendy Wall, The Imprint of Gender: Authorship and Publication in the English Renaissance (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1993)