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Letters Between Mothers and Daughters / Edition 1

Letters Between Mothers and Daughters / Edition 1

by Barbara Caine
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ISBN-13: 9781138667990
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/16/2016
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Barbara Caine is Professor of History and Head of the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney, Australia. Her previous publications include Histories of British feminism, collective biographies of the Potter and Strachey families and a general book on biography and history.

Table of Contents

Introduction Letters between Mothers and Daughters Barbara Caine

1. Poor Maternity: Clare of Assisi’s letters to Agnes of Prague Clare Monagle

2. Social Negotiations in Correspondence between Mothers and Daughters in Tudor and Early Stuart England James Daybell

3. What’s Love Got to Do with It? Dynastic Politics and Motherhood in the Letters of Eleonora of Aragon and her Daughters Carolyn James

4. ‘My daughter, my dear’: the correspondence of Catherine de Médicis and Elisabeth de Valois Susan Broomhall

5. Tenderness, Tittle-tattle and Truth in Mother–Daughter Letters: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Mary Wortley Montagu Stuart, Countess of Bute, and Lady Louisa Stuart Diana G. Barnes

6. ‘A conscientious and well-informed Victorian mother’: Elizabeth Gaskell’s letters to her daughters Pauline Nestor

7. From ‘Dearest Mama’ to ‘Dear Mother’: changing styles in early twentieth-century letters from daughters to mothers Barbara Caine

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