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Women’s Writing in the British Atlantic World Cambridge University Press
9780521880985 - WOMEN’S WRITING IN THE BRITISH ATLANTIC WORLD - by Kate Chedgzoy



Act of Indemnity and Oblivion

Acts of Union

Ad Herennium (Anon.)




Alis and Catrin ferch Ruffydd ab Ieuan

American literary history: Anne Bradstreet

Mary Rowlandson

American revolution

Americas/New World

Aphra Behn’s travels

Rowlandson’s and Behn’s narratives

Amicum, Per (Increase Mather)

Anderson, Benedict


Ann Wen Brynkir

anthropology: memory work





Antze, Paul


archive: compilation of texts in Celtic regions

eighteenth-century transcription of women’s works


women’s preservation of literary productions

aristocratic culture: civil war period

Arnot, Rachel

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Astell, Mary

Aston, family


Atlantic studies

Atlantic world

importance of Caribbean

perspective on women’s writing

population movements

significance of Rowlandson’s text

slave trade

tales of Rowlandson and Behn see also Black Atlantic; British Atlantic

Aubrey, John

aural forms

authorship: anonymous

growing significance

sobriquet of Caitlín Dubh

autobiographical memory


Aphra Behn’s novella

Katherine Thomas’s book

Lady Anne Clifford’s MS writings

Lucy Hutchinson

Mary Rowlandson’s narrative see also life-writings

Avery, Elizabeth

Baillie, Lady Grisell

Baillie, Joanna

Baker, David


Scottish tradition


Bandele, ’Biyi


bardic poetry

decline and transitional period

gendering of authorship

impact of social changes

professional guild in Wales

role of poetry of loss

Welsh women

women’s relationship to

Bateman, Meg


Bayly, Lewis, Bishop of Bangor

Beasa nighean Eòghan mhic Fhearchair

bees: metaphor

Behn, Aphra

authorial persona

drama The Widow Ranter





Cavendish sisters’ writings

and identities

women’s writings from Celtic regions

Benjamin, Walter

Bennett, Martyn


Berryman, John

Bible: citations in notebooks

citations in Rowlandson’s narrative

Elizabeth I’s copy of Paul’s Epistles

influence on Ann Griffiths’s poetry

landscapes Lucy Hutchinson’s elegies

notes in commonplace books

phrases in acrostic poem


Black Atlantic

Black, family

body: domestic labour

Imoinda in Oroonoko

in Pulter’s poetry

Bolzoni, Lina


boys: education

Brackley, Elizabeth (née Cavendish)

drama The Concealed Fancies

pastoral and play

perspective on civil war

Bradstreet, Anne

epitaph on mother

first modern scholarly edition of writings

Four Monarchies

migration experience

monumentalizing of Sidney

poem on loss of her home

poetry on civil war

Brett, Hopestill

Brison, Susan J.


Britain: Behn’s political concerns

Bradstreet’s perspective

colonialism in Atlantic world

dimension of Rowlandson’s text

fate of Rowlandson’s The Soveraignty and Goodness of God

women involved with colonialism

women’s publication in civil war years see also English civil war

British Atlantic: Anne Bradstreet’s location

interplay of literacy and orality

intertwining of religion and politics


oral and aural modes of learning

positioning of women writers

British Isles: in context of Atlantic world

English measures to dominate

new nation state

British literary histories: Atlantic context

Brooke, Charlotte

Broomhall, Susan

Brown, Mrs Anna see Gordon, Anna (Mrs Brown)

Brown, Mother Mary Bonaventure

buildings: Cavendish family

Lady Anne Clifford

Bury, Richard Cromleholm

Butler, Elizabeth, Duchess of Ormond

Butler, Judith



Caitlín Dubh

Caldwell, James

Camden, William: Britannia

Campbell, Agnes

captivity narrative: Behn’s novel





Carroll, Clare

Carruthers, Mary

Caruth, Cathy


Catrin ferch Gruffydd

Catring ferch loan ap Siengcyn

Cavanagh, Dermot

Cavendish, Elizabeth see Brackley, Elizabeth

Cavendish, Jane

drama The Concealed Fancies

pastoral and play

perspective on civil war


Cavendish, Margaret

Cavendish, William

Certeau, Michel de

Charles I, King of Great Britain and Ireland

Charnell-White, Cathryn

Chesapeake Bay

Chevers, Sarah

Child, Francis James

children: ethical and spiritual education

Katherine Thomas’s book

Lucy Hutchinson’s address to

mothers’ legacies

repetition of sermons

women’s oral transmission of history


Camden’s Britannia

Christian calendar

Christian doctrine: acrostic poem

Elizabeth Melville’s allegory

ethical education

Katherine Thomas’s elegies

Rachel Speght’s memorandum poem

Rowlandson’s devotional memory work

chronicles: Lady Anne Clifford

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

civil war see English civil war

Clarke, Danielle

Clarke, Elizabeth

Cleaver, Robert

Cleveland, John

Clifford, Lady Anne

Clifford, Margaret

Collace, Katherine

collective memory

cultural performances

family history

Gaelic culture

Rowlandson’s Puritanism

colonialism: antiquarians’ organization of knowledge


context of women’s narratives

English in Ireland

issues generated by Oroonoko


politics of language

commonplace books

Anna Ley’s poem on

differences between printed type and MS notebooks

Katherine Thomas

memorial function

Ursula Wyvill

communications: in new Atlantic world


Connerton, Paul

Connolly, Ruth


Coolahan, Marie-Louise

Cornish language

County Clare

County Kildare

County Limerick

Cowper, Sarah

Cressy, David

cultural change: Celtic countries and Wales

cultural geographies: Behn’s Oroonoko

conflict between Massachusetts settlers and Indians


providential life-writings

Rowlandson’s narrative

Scotland, Ireland and Wales see also location; place

cultural heritage: ballads

cultural identity: orality and writing

role of bardic poetry

cultural memory

Anne Bradstreet’s status

bardic poetry

Behn’s and Rowlandson’s narratives

boundaries with personal memory and history

Cavendish family’s work

Celtic countries and Wales


place of civil war

Scottish Gaelic poetry

women’s oral traditions

women’s productions

cultural nationalism: folk traditions

Irish Gaelic poetry

Cunningham, Bernadette

Davidoff, Leonore

Davidson, Peter

Davies, John

Davies, Margaret

Deal Castle

death: elegy for Catherin Owen

keening and laments

political significance in women’s accounts

Rachel Speght’s memorandum poem

records in Hopestill Brett’s cookery book

writings in Katherine Thomas’s book

De Certeau, Michel see Certeau, Michel de

De Groot, Jerome

Delaval, Elizabeth


Denham, John

Denton, Anne

Device, Jennet

devotional verse

dialect: Rees Prichard’s religious verses

diaries: Lady Anne Clifford

Mary Rich

Sarah Cowper

Sarah Henry

Diorbhail nic a’ Bhriuthainn

displacement: Behn’s and Rowlandson’s narratives

Dod, John

domestic life: Cavendish sisters’ writings

frame of Bradstreet’s Dialogue

Hester Pulter’s poetry

Lady Anne Clifford’s site of memory

practices and memory work

in Rowlandson’s narrative

women’s oral culture

women’s workplace

domestic service: in history of migration

Magdalen Lloyd

Dooley, Ann

Douglas, Lord Archibald

Dowdall, Elizabeth

dramas: adaptations of Oroonoko

Behn’s The Widow Ranter

Cavendish sisters

Drummond, William

Drury, Anne

Du Bartas, Guillaume de Salluste


Du Bois, W. E. B.

Dudley, Dorothy

Dunnigan, Sarah

Durkacz, V. E.

early modern period: context of women’s writing

Ebersole, Gary

Eberwein, Jane

economics: Anna Hume’s legacy of father’s work

Magdalen Lloyd’s situation

economies: expansion of exchange of commodities

Edinburgh: archives

literary climate

education: boys

Christian doctrine and ethics

cultural hegemony

and domestic labour


guidance in De Institutione Feminae Christianae (Vives) see also learning; pedagogic strategies

elegies: Anne Bradstreet

Caitlín Dubh

Catherin Owen’s voice

Gaelic traditions

Hester Pulter’s poetry

Katherine Thomas

Lucy Hutchinson

Máire ní Reachtagáin

pastoral in Cavendish sisters’ writing


Elizabeth I

as Princess Elizabeth

Elliott, Emory

Elstob, Elizabeth


England: and bardic cultures

Bradstreet’s Dialogue between Old England and New

colonial interest in Ireland

countryside evoked in Pulter’s poetry

evoked in Rowlandson’s account

ideas in women’s writings on civil war

measures to dominate British Isles

and new nation state

English, Mary

English civil war: Anne Bradstreet’s poetry

Cavendish sisters’ writings

cultural memory

Elizabeth Jekyll’s account of family’s experiences

Hester Pulter’s poems

Lucy Hutchinson’s writings

political views in manuscript compilations

politics of memory

women’s publication during period

women’s writings

English language



eighteenth-century women’s poetry

elegiac poetry

literacy and emergent print culture

Magdalen Lloyd’s use

prose compositions

texts associated with women in Ireland

texts produced in Scotland

texts recounting war experiences

Ulster women

women’s life-writings

women’s poetry in lowland and urban Scotland

writings on Irish culture of mourning


Anne Bradstreet

women’s writings in civil war period

englynion (verse form)

Eoghan Mac an Bhaird


Erasmus, Desiderius

bee metaphor

depiction of More’s daughters

Margaret More’s translation

ethics: Anna Ley’s bee image


memory training

naming of children

Europe: Bradstreet’s historical perspective

Cavendish sisters’ Pastorall


economic expansion

wars of religion


Evans, Deana Delmar

Evans, Katherine

Evans, Ruth

exile: Cavendish sisters’ writings

Ezell, Margaret

fairy tales

family: Anna Hume’s heritage

bardic tradition

Cavendish sisters’ writings

frame of Bradstreet’s Dialogue

Gaelic culture of remembrance

Hester Pulter’s poetry

Lady Anne Clifford’s documentation

Lucy Hutchinson’s story

Magdalen Lloyd

manuscript compilations

mourning in Hester Pulter’s work

oral preservation of women’s work

professional poetry in Wales

references in Hopestill Brett’s book

role of Katherine Thomas’s book

Fane, Lady Mary

Fane, Rachel

Fanshawe, Ann

Feargal Óg Mac an Bhaird

femininity: ideal Celtic modes

idealization of Countess of Mar

ideology in De Institutione Feminae Christianae

issues raised by Magdalen Lloyd’s story

women in bardic cultures

feminism: personal and political

perspective on Celtic oral cultures

feminist scholarship

archival retrieval

Elizabeth Melville

recuperation of Behn’s reputation

Ferguson, Margaret

Ferguson, Moira

Fernie, Deanna


Field Day anthology

Finnegan, Ruth

Fleming, Juliet

flower-gathering: metaphor

folklore: Caitlín Dubh


folk song

folk traditions: collecting and recording

Isobel Gowdie’s verse

romantic perception

Fox, Adam


Francis the ‘Ethiopian’ or ‘Blackymore maide’

Frater, Anne

French language

French Wars of Religion

Fychan, Anne

Gaelic culture

Gaelic languages

professional poets

women’s voices see also Irish Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic

gardens: Lucy Hutchinson’s site of memory

gender: authorship

cultures of memory and textual production

domestic life and practices of memory

and identity

ideologies in oral cultures

inflections in writings on civil war

language and power relations

metaphor of wax tablet

narrative of Celtic oral cultures

power relations in Oroonoko

genealogies: Anne Bradstreet’s British history

Lady Anne Clifford


geographical boundaries

geography: interplay with temporality see also cultural geographies


Gilroy, Paul

Gordon, Anna (Mrs Brown)

Gowdie, Isobel


Gràinne Ní Mhàille

Griffiths, Ann

Groot, Jerome de see De Groot, Jerome

Gruffudd ab Ieuan ap Llywelyn Fychan

Gruffydd ap Hywel o Landdeiniolen

Grymeston, Elizabeth

Guillen, Claudio

Gwynn, Elizabeth

Halbwachs, Maurice

Halkett, Lady Anne

Harley, Brilliana

Hatfield, April Lee

Hawstead Place


Henblas MS

Henderson, Diana E.

Henrietta Maria, Queen

Henry, Philip

Henry, Sarah

Henwood, Dawn

herbs: metaphor


Hertfordshire: Hester Pulter’s poems

Hinds, Hilary

Hirsch, Marianne

historians: importance of Elizabeth Melville

view of oral culture

history: Anne Bradstreet’s task

legacy of Restoration memorial agendas

Lucy Hutchinson’s narrative

and memory

place of Rowlandson’s narrative

role of Gaelic praise poetry

Rowlandson’s and Behn’s narratives

significance of Alice Thornton’s family

women’s oral transmission

women’s writings during civil war period

Hobby, Elaine

home see domestic life

Hopditch, Beatrice

Hopton, Susannah

household books


Howard, Sharon

Hume, Alexander

Hume, Anna

Hume, Sir David

Hutchinson, Anne

Hutchinson, John: monument in Owthorpe church

Hutchinson, Lucy



commonplace book

imagery of ghosts

Life of her husband

perspective on civil war

‘To My Children’



imagery: Biblical tropes in Rowlandson’s account see also metaphors

imagined communities

incarceration: Cavendish sisters’ writings

indigenous Americans see Native Americans

Inner Temple

international relations: Bradstreet’s British history


ascendancy of English language

bardic tradition

Caitlín Dubh’s elegiac vision

changes affecting personal and cultural memory

culture of mourning

decline of professional poetry

decline of vernacular

encounters between literacy and orality

English domination

oral cultures

orality, literacy and memory

pioneering archival scholars

preservation of cultural past


recording of Gaelic past

recovery of silenced women’s voices

rising of 1641

Ulsterwomen with English and French languages

women’s prose texts in English

Irish Gaelic

alienation after Reformation

cultural nationalism

erosion by English

Mac Bruaideadha family

women’s poetry

Irish national archives

Irish nationalism: mourning and loss

Italian poetic traditions



James VI, King of Scotland

James II, King of England and Ireland

James, Angharad

Jekyll, Elizabeth

Jenkins, Geraint H.

Jones, Ann Rosalind

Kamensky, Jane

Keenan, Siobhan


Kene, Janet

Kent, Countess of

King Philip’s War

Korda, Natasha

‘Lady of Honour’

Lambek, Michael

laments: Alice Thornton

Scottish Gaelic women see also keening

Lancashire: witch trials

Lancaster, Massachusetts

landscape: chorography

Langham, Lady Elizabeth

language: alienation from literacy in Celtic countries


devices to enhance memory

women’s textual productions

languages: competences

scope of study see also vernaculars

Lanyer, Aemilia

Latin: commonplace books


Margaret More’s works

social role in Europe

texts produced in Scotland

law: restrictions on married women

Layfield, Sarah

learning: Anna Ley’s bee image

Lady Anne Clifford’s memory work

learning by rote


legacy: textiles in women’s wills see also mother’s legacy

legal depositions

legal institutions

Leigh, Dorothy


Anglo-Irish women

Anne Sadleir’s compilations

Brilliana Harley

composed in English

composed in Irish Gaelic

Magdalen Lloyd

women in Scotland

women in Wales

Ley, Anna

Lhuyd, Edward


Alice Thornton

Anglo-Irish women

captivity narratives and slave narratives

Lady Anne Clifford

Lucy Hutchinson

manuscript compilations

migrant women in Ireland


women in Scotland see also autobiography

Lilley, Kate

Lisle, Alice

listening: women’s oral traditions

literacy: alienation of Celtic languages

cultural hegemony

relations with orality

required for prose composition

urban centres in Scotland

women with least access to

literary culture: early modern Europe

effect of civil wars


literary histories see also American literary history; British literary histories

literary production: Celtic languages and Welsh

Livingstone, John


Lloyd, Magdalen

Lloyd, Nesta

Lloyd-Morgan, Ceridwen

Llwyd, Angharad

Llwyd, Dafydd: elegy for wife

Llwyd, Gaynor


interrelations with memory and politics

politics in civil war period see also cultural geographies; place


Behn’s reputation

events recorded in Mary Rich’s diary

in Hester Pulter’s poems

Magdalen Lloyd

loss see mourning and loss

Lougheed, Pamela

love poems: women in bardic cultures

lower classes: Cavendish sisters’ Pastorall


Lyttleton, Elizabeth

McAreavey, Naomi

Mac Bruaideadha, family

MacDonald, Donald (of Clanranald)

MacDonnell, Iníon Dubh

Mack, Peter

Mackay, Barbara

McLeod, Mary see Màin nighean Alasdair Ruaidh, Màiri

Macmillan, James

MacPherson, Elizabeth see Beasa nighean Eòghain mhic Fhearchair


Màiri nighean Alasdair Ruaidh (aka Mary McLeod)

Máire ní Reachtagáin

Maitland, Lord

male poets: bardic cultures

male writers: elegy composed for Catherin Owen

influence of women’s oral performances

mediation of women’s voices

Maley, Willy

Mangan, James Clarence

Mansell, Bussy

Manuel, Mary

manuscript circulation

manuscript compilation

example of Anne Sadleir

familial documents

Irish miscellanies

notebooks and commonplace books

women’s poetry from oral cultures

maritime societies

marketplace: women’s oral cultures


Marvell, Andrew

Mary, Queen of Scots


Anne Bradstreet

Bay Company

Mary Rowlandson

Mather, Cotton

Mather, Increase see Amicum, Per

Maurice, Sir William

May Day traditions

Mechain, Gwerful

meditations see prayers and meditations

Melville, Lady Elizabeth

Melville, Pauline: The Ventriloquist’s Tale

memoirs: Lady Anne Clifford

memoranda: commonplace book


memorandum books

memorialization: Behn’s Oroonoko

Jane Cavendish’s poems

Katherine Thomas’s book

Lucy Hutchinson’s writings

texts in context of war

tribute to Mrs Wallington

memory: Behn’s Oroonoko

Bradstreet’s poem on loss of her home

creative composition and reconstruction

early modern women’s understanding

Gaelic culture

and gender

Hester Pulter’s poetry

and history

Lady Anne Clifford’s activities

late twentieth-century conceptions

and learning

location and politics

Lucy Hutchinson’s writings




range of documents

recollection and location

relationship to place

role of oral forms

role in reading

Rowlandson’s account

Rowlandson’s and Behn’s narratives

and spiritual discipline

training of girls and young women

as witnessing

women’s organization see also Renaissance memory practices

memory work: women’s oral traditions

women’s writing

metaphors: Cavendish sisters’ Pastorall

Hester Pulter’s poems

intellectual process

Jane Cavendish’s poems


Middle East: Bradstreet’s historical perspective

Mignolo, Walter

migrants: Magdalen Lloyd

women in Ireland



British Atlantic

domestic service


to Massachusetts

mnemonic techniques

inhabitants of Surinam


women’s oral performance




modernity: alienation of Celtic languages and Welsh

cultural memory and continuity

Gilroy’s work on Black Atlantic


resistance or subversion

monarchy: Bradstreet’s Four Monarchies

Montgomery, Susan


Lady Anne Clifford’s work

women’s material legacies see also textual monuments

moral conduct: De Institutione Feminae Christianae

More, John

More, Margaret: writings

More, Margaret, Elizabeth and Cecilia: Erasmus’s depiction

little writing as legacy

More, Thomas

Morgannwg, Lewys

Moss, Ann

mother’s legacy

Catherin Owen

Katherine Thomas

Moulsworth, Martha

mourning and loss

Alice Thornton

Caitlín Dubh’s elegy

caoineadh (lament)

Elizabeth Dowdall

Hester Pulter’s poems

Irish Gaelic culture

Irish nationalism

Jane Cavendish’s poems

Lucy Hutchinson’s writings

Màiri nighean Alasdair Ruaidh

Rowlandson’s text

Thomas’s poetry

women’s writings in civil war period see also elegies; keening



music: Angharad James’s poetry

myth: role of Gaelic praise poetry

naming: of children

Welsh patronymic practices

national identities

civil war

Romantic nostalgia for oral traditions

significance of print

symbolic figurations

nationalism see cultural nationalism; Irish nationalism

National Library of Wales

national memory: and personal memory in Scottish histories

Romantic re-invention of oral traditions

Native Americans

captivity narrative

Rowlandson’s account

struggle with New England settlers

New England

Anne Bradstreet

Puritan pioneers

Rowlandson’s narrative

struggle between Native Americans and settlers


New World see Americas/New World

Nora, Pierre

Lieux de mémoire project

Norbrook, David

Nottinghamshire: Cavendish sisters

Lucy Hutchinson

novel: Behn’s Oroononko


O Baoill, Colm

O’Briain, family

O Briain, Donnchadh, fourth Earl of Thomond

O Briain, Fionnghuala

O Bruadair, Dáibhidh

O’Doherty, Rosa

O’Hara, family

old wives’ tales

O’Neill, Owen Roe

O’Neill, Turlough Luineach

oral history

orality: distinction with writing

and literacy

Nora’s division with literacy

oral traditions

domestic life

feminist perspective of Celtic regions


influence on Romantic period

memorial and mnemonic practices

poetic practices

preservation in Ireland

Scottish Gaelic

survival of women’s contributions

telling of traumatic everyday experiences

transferral into written record

women’s collection and preservation

women’s poetry and songs

women’s role

Owen, Catherin

Owen, George

Owen, Richard

Owen, Sudna

Owthorpe, Nottinghamshire


Palmer, Patricia



pastoral: Cavendish sisters’ Pastorall

Hester Pulter’s poetry

Patrick, Symon

patronage: bardic poetry

Caitlín Dubh

Catherin Owen

Countess of Mar

Lady Anne Clifford’s projects

pedagogic strategies

bardic tradition in Wales

catechistical forms

commonplace books

Peirce, Elizabeth



Pennell, Sara

performance: bardic poetry

Cavendish sisters’ Pastorall

women in oral cultures

personal memory

changes experienced by British regions

cultural memory and history

Magdalen Lloyd’s letters

oral traditions in domestic life

role of Gaelic praise poetry

and Scottish national memory

women’s writings in civil war period

personal stories: intertwined with political events

women’s witnessing

women’s writings on civil war

Pestana, Carla Gardina

Peter, Hugh


Petrarchan verse

Philips, Katherine

Piers, William


Cavendish sisters’ writings

Lady Anne Clifford’s memory work

Lucy Hutchinson’s narrative

memory see also cultural geographies; location




Anne Bradstreet

celebration of Lady Grisell Baillie

composed by women in vernaculars

englynion form

Hester Pulter

Irish Gaelic tradition

Jane Cavendish

Katherine Philips

Katherine Thomas’s book


oral practices

Scottish Gaelic culture

significance of authorship

use of bee metaphor

women in Scotland

women’s performance in classical traditions

women in Wales see also bardic poetry; verse

poets: preservation of literary past

politics: Anne Sadleir’s memory work

Behn’s concerns


Cavendish sisters’ writings

context of Bradstreet’s work

English assimilation of regions

Hester Pulter’s poems

Highlands clan culture

interplay with location and memory

Irish allegories


Lady Anne Clifford’s diary

Lady Grisell Baillie

Lucy Hutchinson’s writings

manuscript compilations

and personal loss or trauma

sites of memory in Wales and Celtic countries

women’s poetry in Ireland

women’s poetry in Scotland

women’s publication in times of instability

women’s writings on civil war

Powell, Nia

power relations: language

voices heard in Oroonoko


praise poems: bardic cultures

prayers and meditations

charm of Jennet Device

Katherine Thomas’s book

Mary Rich’s diary

Prichard, Mary

Prichard, Rees

print: Behn’s commercial marketplace

editions of Ann Griffiths’s poems

effect on oral traditions

emergent culture

interactions with oral and aural forms

publication of Bradstreet’s work

publication of Rowlandson’s text

significance to national identifications

propaganda: Cavendish sisters’ Pastorall

English voices in Ireland

Rowlandson’s text

property: restrictions on married women


inaccessibility to women

only surviving Irish Gaelic text

women in Scotland

Protestantism: Anglo-Irish

literary culture


opposition to visual images

Protestants: Anne Bradstreet

depositions in wake of Irish rising

Elizabeth Dowdall

Elizabeth Jekyll

women in Lowland Scotland

Providence, Rhode Island


public events: Lady Anne Clifford’s diary

writings about

publicly-oriented work

Anne Sadleir

Elizabeth Melville

writings on civil war

Pulter, Hester

perspective on civil war

Puritanism: aesthetic of the Muse

influences on Rowlandson

literary forms

Lucy Hutchinson’s memory work

New England pioneers

parliamentarian cause

Purkiss, Diane

racialism: British colonialism

Rainbowe, Bishop Edward: tribute to Lady Anne Clifford

Ralegh, Sir Walter

Rankin, Deana




Reid-Baxter, Jamie

religion: context of Anne Bradstreet’s work

historical importance of Elizabeth Melville

letters in Anne Sadleir’s compilations

in manuscript compilations

Mary Rich’s diary

poems in Welsh

politics in Scotland

women’s writings on civil war



Renaissance memory practices

example of Lady Anne Clifford

theory and studies

Renaissance studies





rhyme: training of memory

Rich, Adrienne

Richards, Mair

Rich, Mary

Rivero, Albert

Roach, Joseph

Roberts, Michael

Robson, Mark

Rogers, John (Dublin)

Rogers, John (Massachusetts)

romance narrative

Romantic period: influence of oral traditions

Ross, Sarah

Ross, Scotland

Rowlandson, Mary

life after return from captivity

migration experience

The Sovereignty and Goodness of God


Jane Cavendish’s poems

literary tropes

London as site of memory

textual culture

women writers

Rupert, Prince

rural culture: perspective of Magdelen Lloyd

Scotland, Ireland and Wales

Russell, Elizabeth

Sadleir, Anne

St. Asaph



Samuel, Raphael: Theatres of Memory

scholarship: archival work see also feminist scholarship

Schwyzer, Philip


ballad tradition

bardic tradition

changes affecting personal and cultural memory

cultural geography

decline of bardic poetry

decline of vernacular

effect of English domination

English assimilation of

Gaelic clan culture

literacy and orality

literary culture

oral traditions

pioneering archival scholars

poetic traditions of Highlands and Islands

preservation of cultural past

Romantic celebration of heroic past

threat of war with English

women’s oral culture

women as symbolic in bardic tradition

Scots dialect

women’s poetry

Scott, David

Scott, Jonathan

Scottish Covenanters

Scottish Gaelic

alienation after Reformation

erosion by English

poetic culture of Highlands

women’s poetry

Scottish Reformation

scripture quiz

secular poetry: Wales

self-reflection: Katherine Thomas



sexual politics: Cavendish sisters’ play

in Hester Pulter’s poetry

Shakespeare, William



Shields, David


Sidney, Mary

Sidney, Sir Philip

Signs (journal)


Sion, Cathring

sites of memory

bardic traditions

bodies of the dead

children and grandchildren

civil war-period writings

commonplace book

domestic practices

Lady Anne Clifford’s home

London in Pulter’s poetry

Owthorpe in Hutchinson’s writings

recollection and location

Romantic fantasies of Wales and Celtic countries

Rowlandson’s journey see also textual sites of memory

Skene, Lilias


slave narratives

slavery: familial connections

importance of Oroonoko

slaves: Caribbean


in Oroonoko



Smith, Bruce

Smith, Nigel

Smith, Valerie

social memory

Society of Cymmrodorion


Ann Griffiths

composed by women in oral cultures

forms in Rees Prichard’s religious verses

learning and passing on

oral traditions in domestic life

Scottish Gaelic women poets

training of memory

in women’s cultural activity

South Americans

Southerne, Thomas

Southwell, Anne


speaking: oral traditions

Speght, Rachel

Spenser, Edmund

spiritual autobiographies

spiritual devotion: and domestic labour

Elizabeth Melville’s poetry

Katherine Thomas’s book

mnemonic techniques

Puritan memory work

Rowlandson’s account

spiritual testimonies

Stallybrass, Peter

storehouse: metaphor

stories: composed by women in vernaculars

learning and passing on

oral traditions in domestic life

Stuart, Mary, second Countess of Mar

Sturken, Marita

Sullivan Jr, Garrett A.

supernatural tales


Sussman, Charlotte


Taft, Ann

Tait, Clodagh

Talbot, Dame Alison

Talsarn, John Jones of

Taylor, Diana

Taylor, Elizabeth

Temple, Sir William

temporality: interplay with geography

testimonies: Anne Hutchinson in court case

English voices in Ireland see also spiritual testimonies; witnessing



textual monuments: Anne Bradstreet

Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko

Lucy Hutchinson’s writings

women’s writings on civil war

textual sites of memory

Theophano, Janet

Thimelby, family

Thomas, Katherine

Thomond, Munster

Thornton, Alice

Tixall, Staffordshire

tombs: Lady Anne Clifford

Tooting, London

Toulouse, Teresa

tragedy: Lucy Hutchinson’s view of history

and political community

translations: Margaret More

Trapnel, Anna

traumatic memory

Alice Thornton

Behn’s Oroonoko

Bradstreet’s poetry on war

Brison’s analysis

Cavendish sisters’ play

Hester Pulter’s poems

poetry of loss in bardic cultures

and political violence

Rowlandson’s narrative


travel writing

Behn’s and Rowlandson’s narratives

Trill, Suzanne

Trinity College, Cambridge

Trumpener, Katie

Tusser, Thomas

Underdown, David

union of the crowns

urban areas: Scotland

Vaughan, Jane

Vaughan, Rowland

vernaculars: decline of Celtic languages

poetry in Celtic regions and Wales

political poetry of Scottish Gaeldom


Ann Griffiths’s songs

charm of Jennet Device

Elizabeth Melville

learning and passing on

non-bardic forms

oral traditions in domestic life

Rees Prichard’s dialect compositions

training of memory see also poetry


Vives, Juan Luis: De Institutione Feminae Christianae

Walcott, Derek


bardic tradition

changes affecting personal and cultural memory

decline of bardic poetry

decline of traditional gentry

decline of vernacular

early modern history in European/Atlantic context

effect of English domination

English assimilation of

orality, literacy and memory

oral traditions

pioneering archival scholars

preservation of cultural past

vernacular poetry

women as symbolic in bardic tradition see also National Library of Wales

Waller, Sir William

Wallington, Mrs (mother of Nehemiah)

Wallington, Nehemiah

Wandesford, Christopher

war memory

politics of civil war


women’s writings see also English civil war

Watson, J. Carmichael

wax tablet: metaphor

Wayne, Valerie

Welsh identity: Magdalen Lloyd

Welsh language

alienation after Reformation

Bishop Bayly’s works

erosion by English

Katherine Philips’s perspective

Magdalen Lloyd

version of Vives’ De Institutione Feminae Christianae

women’s poetry

Wentworth, Thomas, first earl of Strafford


Whipp, Elizabeth

Whitney, Isabella

Wiliam, D. W.

Williams, Grace

Williams, Roger

Winthrop, Henry

Wiseman, Susan

witchcraft: Cavendish sisters’ Pastorall

folklore about Caitlín Dubh

records of trials


Rowlandson and Behn

women: hidden from historical record

oral traditions in Celtic countries and Wales

oral traditions in domestic life


preservation of literary past

relationship to bardic cultures


understanding of memory

women’s studies

women’s writing:

need for Atlantic perspectives

positioned in British Atlantic world

relationship between literacy and orality

scope of study

in uncertain climate of period

use of memory work

Woodbridge, John

Woolf, Daniel

Woolf, Virginia



Wrigglesworth, Anne

writing: and memory

relationship with orality and cultural identity

written archive: oral poetic traditions

Wroth, Lady Mary

Wynn, Sir John

Wyvill, Ursula

Yates, Frances

Yuval-Davis, Nira

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