Cultural and political events during these centuries increased attention to women's issues such as education reform, and by the end of the eighteenth century, women were increasingly able to speak out against injustices. Though modern feminism was nonexistent, many women expressed themselves and exposed the conditions that they faced, albeit often indirectly, using a variety of subversive and creative methods.
Histories Barth, Else M. A Bibliography of Books through Philosophy Documentation Center, American Women Philosophers, Edward Mellen Press, Indiana University Press, forthcoming.
What the Most Alluring Women of 17th-Century England Looked Like. Beauty was an asset, a weapon, and a curse for the ladies of the Restoration court. These are the Windsor Beauties—the 17th. Nov 23, · Women in the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries Feminism in Literature Women in the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries - Essay Spender surveys outstanding eighteenth-century women writers . He suggests that the real history of 17th-century women “willingly accepting sexual and social submission” has been “airbrushed” in favour of themes that are more palatable to modern.
The Learned Lady in England, Seventeenth Century English Feminists. University of Illinois Press, Woman and the History of Philosophy.
Waithe, Mary Ellen ed. History of Women Philosophers.
Modern Women Philosophers, Anthologies Atherton, Margaret ed. Women Philosophers of the Early Modern Period. Dykeman, Therese Boos ed.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Classical to Current Sources. Mostly male philosophers on the subject of women.
Women Philosophers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: A Collection of Primary Sources. Oxford University Press, forthcoming. John Harvard Ellis, Charleston: Cutter, ; reprinted by Peter Smith, More bibliography in Dykeman at Elisabeth, Princess of Bohemia; - ; German Portions of her correspondence with Descartes are printed in Atherton's anthology.
Elizabeth Godfrey Jessie Bedford. John Lane the Bodley Head, Ruth Mattern, "Descartes's Correspondence with Elizabeth: Daniel Garber, "Understanding Interaction: Cavendish, Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle; - ; English.
Excerpts also printed in Atherton's anthology. A chronology from Bill Uzgalis.Nov 23, · Women in the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries Feminism in Literature Women in the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries - Essay Spender surveys outstanding eighteenth-century women writers .
Purkiss’s essay on 17th-century women prophets forms part of a larger collection on women writers of the early modern period. It considers prophecy as a mode of female agency and gives attention to the relationship between female prophecy and the body.
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Literature for women - UVictoria Sex, Marriage, and Prostitution in Tudor England - BBC4 VoS: Renaissance and 17th Century - Alan Liu Internet Modern History Sourcebook - Paul Halsall English Literature on the Web - Mitsuharu Matsuoka Literary Resources -- Renaissance - Jack Lynch.
century, a chaise was a one-horse open-topped carriage for one to three people. C HARACTER —Reputation, high standing; letter of recommendation from a former employer.
C HARIOT —A fast two-seat horse-drawn coach, popular among the fashionable set. This is a non-diffusing subcategory of Categoryth-century writers. It includes writers that can also be found in the parent category, or in diffusing subcategories of the parent.