Virtue of Necessity - English Women's Writing 1649-88

By: Hobby, Elaine

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No signatures.; [ix], [1 (blank)], 269, [1 (blank)] pages. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 232 x 152mm. Includes a 33 page bibliography listing many works by English women published between 1649 and 1688. Bibliography also has a section for works by 16th and 17th century "men consulted for this study. (Many of these are commonly falsely attributed to women. The others are about of for women.)" and a section for modern editions of works by English women 1649-1688. Contents: Introduction; Making a Virtue of Necessity; Prophets and Prophecies; Religious Poetry, Meditations and Conversion Narratives; Autobiographies and Biographies of Husbands; Romantic Love - Prose Fiction; Romantic Love - Plays; Romantic Love - Poetry; Skills Books - Housewifery, Medicine, Midwifery; Education; Beginning Again; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Title: Virtue of Necessity - English Women's Writing 1649-88

Author Name: Hobby, Elaine

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press: (1989)

ISBN Number: 0472101250

ISBN Number 13: 9780472101252

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20827