The Remembrances of Elizabeth Freke 1671-1714

The Remembrances of Elizabeth Freke 1671-1714

by Raymond A. Anselment
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521808081

ISBN-13: 9780521808088

Pub. Date: 02/11/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Elizabeth Freke's accounts of her late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century Norfolk gentry world are the basis for a new critical edition of her autobiography. A complexly contradictory woman caught in an unhappy domestic life, she consciously constructed and reconstructed an identity as a wife, mother, and widow. By preserving two quite often different

Overview

Elizabeth Freke's accounts of her late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century Norfolk gentry world are the basis for a new critical edition of her autobiography. A complexly contradictory woman caught in an unhappy domestic life, she consciously constructed and reconstructed an identity as a wife, mother, and widow. By preserving two quite often different manuscript versions, the edition provides a new appreciation of a distinct self-image among early modern women's autobiography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521808088
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/11/2002
Series:
Camden Fifth Series, #18
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
5.79(w) x 8.82(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations; Introduction; I. Remembrances, 1671–1714; II. Remembrances 1671–1713; III. Miscellaneous documents; Index.

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