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The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works Series III, Part Two


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Texts from the Querelle, 1521–1615: Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 1

Texts from the Querelle, 1521–1615: Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 1

1st Edition

Pamela J. Benson
June 12, 2019

Misogyny and its opposite, philogyny, have been perennial topics in Western literature from its earliest days to the present day, but only at certain historic periods have pro-woman authors challenged fundamental negative assumptions about women by engaging in formal debate with misogynists and...

'A womans answer is neuer to seke': Early Modern Jestbooks, 1526–1635: Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 8

'A womans answer is neuer to seke': Early Modern Jestbooks, 1526–1635: Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 8

1st Edition

Ian Munro
June 10, 2019

By turns witty and inane, crude and learned, scurrilous and moralistic, jestbooks offer an important and often overlooked viewpoint on the lives of women in early modern England. This volume reproduces seven jestbooks with connections to early modern Englishwomen as well as showing something of the...

Texts from the Querelle, 1616–1640: Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 2

Texts from the Querelle, 1616–1640: Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 2

1st Edition

Pamela J. Benson
July 04, 2008

Misogyny and its opposite, philogyny, have been perennial topics in Western literature from its earliest days to the present day, but only at certain historic periods have pro-woman authors challenged fundamental negative assumptions about women by engaging in formal debate with misogynists and...

Texts from the Querelle, 1641–1701 (2): Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 4

Texts from the Querelle, 1641–1701 (2): Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 4

1st Edition

Laura L. Runge
January 28, 2007

The querelle des femmes was a debate over the condition of women in society lasting four centuries and characteristically involved charges against female vice, folly, corruption, incontinence and lasciviousness, countered by pro-women defences and lists of exemplary women. The texts in these two...

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