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Renaissance Woman: A Sourcebook

Constructions of Femininity in England

Edited by Kate Aughterson

Routledge – 1995 – 344 pages

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    978-0-415-12046-3
    December 14th 1995
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Description

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.

Name: Renaissance Woman: A Sourcebook: Constructions of Femininity in England (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Kate Aughterson. 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...
Categories: Early Modern History 1500-1750, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Literature Readers & Sourcebooks