Texts and Biographies
The Renascence Editions site at the
University of Oregon has the
complete text of Pamphilia and Amphilanthus -- the sonnet
sequence from Wroth's The Countess of Montgomery's Urania, along
with a brief biography, critical introduction, notes, and bibliography.
Luminarium.org has a section devoted to Lady Mary Wroth,
again with a short biography and the texts of some of the poetry (including a few audio
One Phoenix at the University of Saskatchewan also
has a section on Mary Wroth, along with ones about Margaret Cavendish,
Aemilia Lanyer, and Katherine Philips.
An electronic text version of the Urania is available from
the subscription-only site, Literature Online.
Click here for the US Site.
High resolution page
images of the complete original printed edition of the Urania
is available from the subscription-only site, Early English Books
own CERES (Cambridge
English Renaissance Electronic Service) also offers news and reviews of
page makes an especially useful starting point for exploring
Renaissance resources on the Internet.
Norton Topics Online
offers an useful resource page on "Gender, Family,
Household: Early Seventeenth Century Norms and Controversies",
which includes a section on the Sidney family, Penshurst Place,
transcriptions of some of Robert Sidney's letters to his wife, and
images. It also has some interesting excerpts from contemporary texts
illustrating various gender-based issues in early modern England.
Penshurst Place has its own homepage on the internet, with a brief history
of the house, directions and visiting hours, as well as a fantastic 360 degree
java-driven tour, which is the next best thing to actually being there!
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