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The Cultural Identity of Seventeenth-Century Woman : A Reader

By: Keeble, N. H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2002Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (319 p.).ISBN: 9780203203293.Subject(s): History | Patriarchy | Sex role | Women | Women - Europe - History - 17th century - SourcesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Cultural Identity of Seventeenth-Century Woman : A ReaderDDC classification: 305.409409032 | 305.4209032 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; IN THE BEGINNING: MALE AND FEMALE; BODY; SEXUALITY; MIND AND SOUL; BEAUTY; VICES; VIRTUES; MARRIAGE, ADULTERY AND DIVORCE; WIFELY DUTIES; MOTHER AND DAUGHTER; HOUSECRAFT, STATECRAFT AND PRIESTCRAFT; MIDWIFERY AND WET-NURSING; MISTRESS AND MUSE; CROSS-DRESSING; WIDOWHOOD, CELIBACY AND FEMALE FRIENDSHIP; AUTHORSHIP; ''TYRANT CUSTOM, WHY MUST WE OBEY''?; Bibliography; Index
Summary: In this anthology, N.H. Keeble illustrates both the historical circumstances of women''s lives in the seventeenth century and the cultural notions of ''woman'' which prevailed then. Includes over 200 extracts from books, diaries, letters, pamphlets.
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Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; IN THE BEGINNING: MALE AND FEMALE; BODY; SEXUALITY; MIND AND SOUL; BEAUTY; VICES; VIRTUES; MARRIAGE, ADULTERY AND DIVORCE; WIFELY DUTIES; MOTHER AND DAUGHTER; HOUSECRAFT, STATECRAFT AND PRIESTCRAFT; MIDWIFERY AND WET-NURSING; MISTRESS AND MUSE; CROSS-DRESSING; WIDOWHOOD, CELIBACY AND FEMALE FRIENDSHIP; AUTHORSHIP; ''TYRANT CUSTOM, WHY MUST WE OBEY''?; Bibliography; Index

In this anthology, N.H. Keeble illustrates both the historical circumstances of women''s lives in the seventeenth century and the cultural notions of ''woman'' which prevailed then. Includes over 200 extracts from books, diaries, letters, pamphlets.

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