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Order and Disorder

 
 
 
 
Order and Disorder
Author: Lucy Hutchinson
ISBN 13: 9780631220619
ISBN 10: 631220615
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2001-02-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 332
List Price: $66.95
 
 

Order and Disorder, the first epic poem by an Englishwoman, has never before been available in its entirety. The first five cantos were printed anonymously in 1679, but fifteen further cantos remained in manuscript, probably because they were so politically sensitive. David Norbrook, widely recognized as a leading authority on Renaissance literature and politics, has now attributed the work to the republican, Lucy Hutchison. In this prestigious scholarly volume, he provides a wealth of editorial matter, along with the first full version of Order and Disorder ever to be published.