context, without the interpretive baggage of secondary readings.
Renaissance Woman: A Sourcebook contains sources ranging from medical documents and political pamphlets to sermons and the Bible, as well as literary texts by and about women. Sections include: theology; physiology; conduct; sexuality and motherhood; politics and law; education;
work; writing and speaking; and proto-feminisms. The selections within each section cover a wide chronology, from 1520 to 1680, as well as a range of viewpoints about each area.