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By Martine van Elk

ISBN-10: 331933221X

ISBN-13: 9783319332215

This e-book is the 1st comparative examine of early glossy English and Dutch girls writers. It explores women’s wealthy and complicated responses to the delivery of the general public sphere, new options of privateness, and the ideology of domesticity within the 17th century. girls in either international locations have been in short allowed a public voice in periods of political upheaval, yet have been more and more imagined as thoroughly constrained to the family by way of the top of the century. This publication compares how English and Dutch ladies answered to those adjustments. It discusses compliment of girls, marriage manuals, and attitudes to lady literacy, in addition to lady inventive and literary expressions within the kind of portray, engraving, embroidery, print, drama, poetry, and prose, to provide a wealthy account of women’s contributions to debates on matters that mattered such a lot to them. 

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