Printed Writings 1641-1700 : Educational and Vocational Books

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This volume is one of a series that collects the separately published writings by women who lived through a turbulent time in British history (approximately 1630-1700), almost all of whom would have been considered by their contemporaries to be religious radicals. Arranged chronologically, the facsimiles reproduce carefully chosen copies of the texts, incorporating significant variants (usually in appendices). The introduction provides an overview of the life and work of each author, together with a survey of important scholarship. Part 1 Volume 5 contains writings by Anna Maria van Schurman and Bathsua Makin about education, particularly with regard to language and arithmetic. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754602132
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/1/2001
  • Series: Early Modern Englishwoman Series
  • Pages: 194
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface by the General Editors
Introductory Note
The Learned Maid
An Essay to Revive the Antient Education of Gentlewomen
Advice to the Women and Maidens of London
Triumphs of Female Wit in Some Pindarick Odes, or The Emulation
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