“Freily” telling “my mynde”: Truth-telling, the Female Voice, and Contested Histories in Covenanted Scotland

Suggested preparatory reading:
Martin Dzelzainis, ‘“Presbyterian Sibyl”: Truth-telling and Gender in Andrew Marvell’s The Third Advice to a Painter’, in Rhetoric, Women and Politics in Early Modern England, ed. Jennifer Richards and Alison Thorne (2006); Tricia A. McElroy, ‘The Uses of Genre and Gender in “The Dialogue of the Twa Wyfeis”’, in Premodern Scotland: Literature and Governance, 1420-1587. Essays for Sally Mapstone, ed. Joanna Martin and Emily Wingfield (2017); Noah Millstone, Manuscript Circulation and the Invention of Politics in Early Stuart England (2016), ch.9.