Florence Nightingale: 'Cassandra' and 'Suggestions for Thought' by Mary Poovey, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Florence Nightingale: 'Cassandra' and 'Suggestions for Thought'

Florence Nightingale: 'Cassandra' and 'Suggestions for Thought'

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This original edition provides new insights into Nightingale's beliefs and a new picture of the relationship between feminism and religion.

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This original edition provides new insights into Nightingale's beliefs and a new picture of the relationship between feminism and religion.

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Booknews
The three-volume, 829-page Suggestions for Thought to the Searchers After Truth Among the Artizans of England was privately printed in 1860 and, with the exception of the segment entitled never until now been published in a modern edition. It contains the famed nurse and proto-feminist Nightingale's (1820-1910) most sustained treatment of religious ideas--a major contribution to the religious controversies of the 1850s. Edited with an introduction by Mary Poovey. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the Publisher
"An impressively reasoned and startlingly unorthodox treatise on religion."

-Belles Lettres

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814757758
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
02/01/1993
Series:
Women's Classics Ser.
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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From the Publisher

"An impressively reasoned and startlingly unorthodox treatise on religion."

-Belles Lettres

Meet the Author

Mary Poovey is Professor of English at Johns Hopkins University and the author of The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer: Ideology and Style in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, Jane Austen, and Mary Shelley and Uneven Developments: The Ideological Works of Gender in Mid-Victorian England.

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