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Mary Wroth's Poetry: An Electronic Edition

Mary Wroth

Lady Mary Wroth [copyright unknown]

A Textual Introduction
An introduction to the various textual versions of Mary Wroth's poetry and previous scholarship on editing the poems.

A Contextual Biography
A biography of Mary Wroth with particular reference to her literary antecedents, court life during the Elizabethan and Jacobean period, Wroth's role in the court of James I, and the reception of Wroth's work in the court and the broader public sphere.

A Critical Introduction
A critical introduction to the poetry of Mary Wroth.

The Poems

Index of Poems
An index of all Wroth's poems from the Folger manuscript, the "Pamphilia to Amphilanthus" sequence at the end of the published version of Urania Part One, and the poems that are scattered throughout the narrative of Urania Part One.

The index is sorted by the Folger manuscript poems, with its first lines, and the equivalent poems from the other sources are listed in the same table. There are links from all versions of the poems in the index to the full text of that poem.

Full Text of Poems
Table showing all Folger images and full text of all poems (including modern language versions and notes).

This is a large file and may take a while to display, but it offers a unique view of all the versions of the poems side by side. It is also possible to do word searches on the entire group of poems using the search function in your browser.

Hermaphrodite Poems

Denny and Wroth's response.

Editorial Matters

About the Editors
A short note on the editors of the electronic edition of the poems of Mary Wroth.

Editorial Notes
Critical and technical notes for the electronic edition of the poems of Mary Wroth project.

Acknowledgements of the people and institutions involved in bringing this project together.

Content Approved by: Paul Salzman
Page maintained by: Gayle Allan
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