1st Edition

Conduct Literature for Women, Part I, 1540-1640 vol 1

By William St Clair, Irmgard Maassen Copyright 2000
    432 Pages
    by Routledge

    This collection aims to give a chronological insight into the evolution of conduct literature, from its early roots in the Renaissance period through to the dramatically different role that women played at the emergence of the 20th century.

    General Introduction, Note on Copy Texts, List of Illustrations,Richard Hyrde, 'Preface to Margaret Roper's translation of Erasmus' (1526), Juan Luis Vives, Instruction of a christen woman and 'Dedication' to the edition of 1529 (1541), Juan Luis Vives, extracts from The office and duetie of an husbande (1550)


    William St Clair, Irmgard Maassen