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The Resource Dido's daughters : literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France, Margaret W. Ferguson

Dido's daughters : literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France, Margaret W. Ferguson

Label
Dido's daughters : literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France
Title
Dido's daughters
Title remainder
literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France
Statement of responsibility
Margaret W. Ferguson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the 2004 Book Award from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and the 2003 Roland H. Bainton Prize for Literature from the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. Our common definition of literacy is the ability to read and write in one language. But as Margaret Ferguson reveals in Dido's Daughters, this description is inadequate, because it fails to help us understand heated conflicts over literacy during the emergence of print culture. The fifteenth through seventeenth centuries, she shows, were a contentious era of transition from Latin and other clerical modes of lit
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferguson, Margaret W.
Dewey number
809/.89287/0904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN471
LC item number
.F45 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
PN471
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • European literature
  • Literature, Modern
  • French literature
  • English literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women
  • Women
  • Écrits de femmes anglais
  • Écrits de femmes français
  • Alphabétisation
  • Alphabétisation
  • Impérialisme dans la littérature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English literature
  • European literature
  • French literature
  • Literature, Modern
  • Women and literature
  • Women
  • England
  • France
  • Alfabetisme
  • Latijn
  • Moedertaal
  • Vrouwen
Label
Dido's daughters : literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France, Margaret W. Ferguson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-483) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Competing concepts of literacy in imperial contexts: definitions, debates, interpretive models -- Sociolinguistic matrices for early modern literacies: paternal Latin, mother tongues, and illustrious vernaculars -- Discourses of imperial nationalism as matrices for early modern literacies -- An empire of her own: literacy as appropriation in Christine de Pizan's Livre de la cité des dames -- Making the world anew: female literacy as reformation and translation in Marguerite de Navarre's Heptaméron -- Allegories of imperial subjection: literacy as equivocation in Elizabeth Cary's Tragedy of Mariam -- New world scenes from a female pen: literacy as colonization in Aphra Behn's Widdow Ranter and Oroonoko
Control code
189533515
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 506 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226243115
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)189533515
Label
Dido's daughters : literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France, Margaret W. Ferguson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-483) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Competing concepts of literacy in imperial contexts: definitions, debates, interpretive models -- Sociolinguistic matrices for early modern literacies: paternal Latin, mother tongues, and illustrious vernaculars -- Discourses of imperial nationalism as matrices for early modern literacies -- An empire of her own: literacy as appropriation in Christine de Pizan's Livre de la cité des dames -- Making the world anew: female literacy as reformation and translation in Marguerite de Navarre's Heptaméron -- Allegories of imperial subjection: literacy as equivocation in Elizabeth Cary's Tragedy of Mariam -- New world scenes from a female pen: literacy as colonization in Aphra Behn's Widdow Ranter and Oroonoko
Control code
189533515
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 506 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226243115
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)189533515

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