The Cultural Identity of Seventeenth-Century Woman: A Reader

The Cultural Identity of Seventeenth-Century Woman: A Reader

by N. H. Keeble
     
 

This anthology brings together extracts from a wide variety of seventeenth-century sources to illustrate the ways in which the cultural notion of 'women' was then constructed. historical circumstances of women's lives in the seventeenth century and the cultural notions of 'woman' which prevailed then.
What did women and men think women should be?
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Overview

This anthology brings together extracts from a wide variety of seventeenth-century sources to illustrate the ways in which the cultural notion of 'women' was then constructed. historical circumstances of women's lives in the seventeenth century and the cultural notions of 'woman' which prevailed then.
What did women and men think women should be?
Over 200 extracts from books, pamphlets, diaries and letters are arranged under three main headings: female nature, character and behaviour; female roles and affairs; and 'feminisms.' Each chapter is introduced by N.H. Keeble who contextualises the extracts and draws out the main issues revised.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415104814
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.23(d)
Lexile:
1570L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I Female Nature, Character and Behaviour Part II Female Roles and Affair Part III `Feminisms' Bibliography

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