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The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works & Printed Writings, 1641-1700: Series II, Part One


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Almanacs Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II,  Part One, Volume 6

Almanacs: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 6

1st Edition

By Alan S. Weber
March 07, 2003

Almanacs were highly influential on popular opinion during the early modern period. They were the least expensive kinds of books and had a practical use as a calendar, literary miscellany, weather guide and advertising medium. The almanacs in this volume contribute to our understanding of women's ...

Educational and Vocational Books Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 5

Educational and Vocational Books: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 5

1st Edition

By Frances Teague
June 27, 2001

From the beginning of the seventeenth century, English society started to become preoccupied with education and how people acquired it. It is all the more surprising, then, that there should be relatively few early modern texts by Englishwomen devoted to the question of how one should learn. The ...

Life Writings I Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 1

Life Writings I: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 1

1st Edition

By Elizabeth Skerpan-Wheeler
May 25, 2001

Early modern men and women represented their lives very differently from twentieth-century autobiographers, sharing none of the current preoccupation with individuality and the unique self. The writers represented in this two-volume collection sought connections between particular events in their ...

Life Writings, II Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 2

Life Writings, II: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 2

1st Edition

By Elizabeth Skerpan-Wheeler
May 25, 2001

Early modern men and women represented their lives very differently from twentieth-century autobiographers, sharing none of the current preoccupation with individuality and the unique self. The writers represented in this two-volume collection sought connections between particular events in their ...

Miscellaneous Plays Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 7

Miscellaneous Plays: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 7

1st Edition

By Stephanie Hodgson-Wright
December 29, 2000

The four plays in this volume represent just a small fraction of the total output by early modern women dramatists. Other plays will appear in later volumes in the facsimile series devoted to individual authors. Marcelia (1660), The Perjur'd Husband (1700), She Ventures and He Wins (1695) and The...

Mother’s Advice Books Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 3

Mother’s Advice Books: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 3

1st Edition

By Susan C. Staub
March 02, 2017

A form of courtesy literature, Mother's Advice Books were texts written by mothers to instruct their children in religious, educational, and occasionally wordly matters. The three texts included in this volume, Elizabeth Richardson's A Ladies Legacie to her Davghters, Susanna Bell's The Legacy of ...

Writings on Medicine Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 4

Writings on Medicine: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 4

1st Edition

By Lisa Forman Cody
March 12, 2002

The four works in this volume are the only known exclusively medical texts written by women during the Restoration. Their importance is denoted by their dramatic challenge to the generalisations once made about medical practice and female healers in this period. Jane Sharp's The Midwives Book was...

Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One 7 Volume Set

Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One: 7 Volume Set

1st Edition

By Betty S. Travitsky, Patrick Cullen
April 28, 2003

Printed Writings 1641-1700, Series II, Part One consists of seven volumes of writings grouped by genre. The set comprises the following titles: Volume 1: Life Writings I Volume 2: Life Writings II Volume 3: Mother's Advice Books Volume 4: Writings on Medicine Volume 5: Educational and Vocational ...

Mother’s Advice Books Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 3

Mother’s Advice Books: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 3

1st Edition

By Susan C. Staub
March 12, 2002

A form of courtesy literature, Mother's Advice Books were texts written by mothers to instruct their children in religious, educational, and occasionally wordly matters. The three texts included in this volume, Elizabeth Richardson's A Ladies Legacie to her Davghters, Susanna Bell's The Legacy of ...

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