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Chawton House Library: Women's Memoirs


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Memoirs of Women Writers, Part III (set)

Memoirs of Women Writers, Part III (set)

1st Edition

Gina Luria Walker
December 01, 2013

Mary Hays was a radical feminist whose writings brought her to the attention of her contemporaries William Blake, Thomas Paine, Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin. Her Female Biography is an ambitious and acclaimed work, covering the lives of 294 women. The volume will be of use to those...

Memoirs of Women Writers, Part II (set)

Memoirs of Women Writers, Part II (set)

1st Edition

Gina Luria Walker
December 01, 2012

Memoirs of Women Writers, Part I (set)

Memoirs of Women Writers, Part I (set)

1st Edition

Anna M Fitzer
December 01, 2011

Memoirs of Scandalous Women

Memoirs of Scandalous Women

1st Edition

Dianne Dugaw
May 01, 2011

These memoirs all come from women forced to live lives of impropriety, often after ill-treatment from unscrupulous men. Their tales of survival in the face of extreme hardship and privations make inspirational and compelling reading....

Women's Court and Society Memoirs, Part II

Women's Court and Society Memoirs, Part II

1st Edition

Amy Culley
January 01, 2010

Each of the works in this collection documents the extraodinary fortunes of women whose real lives read like fiction....

Women's Court and Society Memoirs, Part I

Women's Court and Society Memoirs, Part I

1st Edition

Amy Culley
February 01, 2009

These exhuberant stories of intrigue and scandal paint a vivid and colourful picture of society life....

Women's Theatrical Memoirs, Part II

Women's Theatrical Memoirs, Part II

1st Edition

Sharon M Setzer
January 01, 2008

By the close of the eighteenth century, the theatrical memoir had become a popular and established genre. This ten-volume facsimile collection presents the lives of some of the most celebrated actresses of their day. These memoirs also provide insights into contemporary constructions of gender,...

Women's Theatrical Memoirs, Part I

Women's Theatrical Memoirs, Part I

1st Edition

Sharon M Setzer
May 01, 2007

By the close of the Eighteenth Century, the theatrical memoir had become a popular and established genre. This ten-volume facsimile collection offers accounts of the late eighteenth-century stage, which provide insights into contemporary constructions of gender, sexuality and fame....

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