Renaissance Woman: A Sourcebook is an invaluable collection of critically-informed accounts of women and femininity in early modern England. The volume is divided thematically into nine sections, each with an accessible introduction, notes on sources and an annotated bibliography. The sections are:
* Sexuality and Motherhood
* Politics and Law
* Writing and Speaking
Renaissance Woman: A Sourcebook brings together sources ranging from medical documents and political pamphlets to sermons and the Bible, as well as a wide and intriguing range of literary sources. Providing a historical context to issues of gender in the Renaissance, it will be essential reading for students of the period, gender studies and cultural history.