Bachelor of Arts in English
Cynthia Scheinberg, Ph.D.
Until the Victorian era, the sonnet form and been primarily associated with elite male poets. However, the Victorian women poets Elizaheth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, and Amy Levv radically redefined co-opted this traditional form to amplify the issues and perspectives of Victorian women writers despite patriarchal attempts to silence them.
Lauer, Sydney, "As She Fills Her Dreams: Ninetheenth Century Women Poets Reclaiming Agency with the Sonnet" (2022). English Theses. 17.