Renaissance woman : a sourcebook : constructions of femininity in England / edited by Kate Aughterson.Material type: TextPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1995Description: xv, 316 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0415120454; 9780415120456; 0415120462 (pbk.); 9780415120463 (pbk.); 9780203360132; 0203360133Subject(s): Women -- England -- History -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- Sources | Femininity -- History -- Sources | Renaissance -- England -- Sources | Femininity History | EnglandDDC classification: 305.4/0942 LOC classification: HQ1149.G7 | R46 1995Other classification: 15.70
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-305) and index.
Theology -- Physiology -- Conduct -- Sexuality and motherhood -- Politics and law -- Education -- Work -- Writing and speaking -- Proto-feminisms.
Renaissance Woman: A Sourcebook is an invaluable collection of accounts of women and femininity in early modern England. The volume is divided thematically into nine sections, each with an accessible introduction, notes on sources and an annotated bibliography. The sections are: Theology, Biology, Conduct, Sexuality and Motherhood, Politics and Law, Education, Work, Writing and Speaking, Feminism. Renaissance Woman: A Sourcebook brings together sources ranging from medical documents and political pamphlets to sermons and the Bible, as well as literary sources. Providing a historical context to issues of gender in the Renasissance, it will be essential reading for students of the period, gender studies and cultural history. - Publisher.