Hannay 2010

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Hannay, Margaret P. Mary Sidney, Lady Wroth. Burlington: Ashgate, 2010.

summary of Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke's, publications (38)

writing circle -- exchange of manuscripts, reading aloud, putting sonnets to music (182-3)

  • "Poems thus functioned for Wroth as a form of capital; she could reinforce bonds of friendship and repay favors with her words, even though she lacked financial resources." (183)

Urania as a collaboratively-written document (231)

controversy over Uranias printing (235)

later influence and mentions of Urania (306-7)