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The Resource First feminists : British women writers, 1578-1799, edited and with an introduction by Moira Ferguson

First feminists : British women writers, 1578-1799, edited and with an introduction by Moira Ferguson

Label
First feminists : British women writers, 1578-1799
Title
First feminists
Title remainder
British women writers, 1578-1799
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Moira Ferguson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Moira Ferguson has selected wisely from well-known and little-known figures and from fiction, polemic and poetry to illustrate the long and diverse history of feminist reflection up to and including Mary Wollstonecraft.... Good reading for scholars and a fine book for classroom use." -- Natalie Zemon Davis." -- from back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ferguson, Moira
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feminism
  • Women
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • English literature
Label
First feminists : British women writers, 1578-1799, edited and with an introduction by Moira Ferguson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [457]-461
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A defence of women : poem concluding Ester Sowernam's Ester hath hang'd Haman
  • Joane Sharp
  • From Philosophical and physical opinions.
  • Preface, To the two most famous universities of England
  • From The convent of pleasure
  • Margaret Lucas Cavendish
  • From Poems by the most deservedly admired Mrs. Katherine Philips.
  • The matchless Orinda
  • Katherine Fowler Philips
  • From Womens speaking justified
  • From The translation of the first part of The mirrour of princely deedes and knyghthood.
  • Margaret Askew Fell Fox
  • From An essay to revive the antient education of gentlewomen
  • Bathsua Pell Makin
  • From the Dutch Lover.
  • Preface
  • Aphra Behn
  • From Sir Patient Fancy.
  • Epilogue
  • Aphra Behn
  • From Lycidus, or, the lover in fashion
  • Dedication to the Right Honourable the Lord Thomas Howard
  • From translation by Behn of La pluralité des deux mondes, or, The theory or system of several new inhabited worlds.
  • The author's preface
  • Aphra Behn
  • From The female advocate
  • From Poems on several occasions
  • Sara Fyge Field Egerton
  • From Poetical recreations
  • From A patch-work screen for the ladies
  • Jane Barker
  • From A serious proposal to the ladies
  • Margaret Tyler
  • From Some reflections upon marriage
  • From The complete letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, vol. 1. Preface to the embassy letters
  • Mary Astell
  • From An essay in defence of the female sex
  • Judith Drake.
  • The ladies defence, including prefatory material
  • From Poems on several occasions
  • Mary Lee
  • From An English-Saxon Homily. Preface
  • Elizabeth Elstob
  • Jane Anger : her protection for women
  • From Miscellany poems, on several occasions
  • From The poems of Anne, Countess of Winchelsea
  • Anne Kingsmill Finch
  • The woman's labour
  • From Poems, on several occations including some remarks of the author's life drawn by herself
  • Mary Collier
  • From Woman not inferior to man
  • From Woman's superior excellence over man
  • Sophia
  • From A narrative of the life of Mrs. Charlotte Charke, including The author to herself
  • Jane Anger
  • Charlotte Cibber Charke
  • From A description of Millenium Hall
  • Sarah Robinson Scott
  • From A series of letters between Mrs. Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot
  • Elizabeth Carter
  • From The female advocate
  • Mary Scott (Taylor)
  • From The Hamwood papers of the ladies of Llangollen
  • Eleanor Butler
  • From Poems on various subjects, autobiographical narrative
  • From Ester hath hang'd Haman.
  • A poem on the inhumanity of the slave-trade
  • Ann Cromartie Yearsley
  • From Letters on education
  • Catherine Sawbridge Macaulay Graham
  • From Monthly magazine.
  • July 2, 1796
  • March 2, 1797
  • Mary Hays
  • From A vindication of the rights of woman
  • From The wrongs of woman, or, Maria
  • Address (To all right honourable, noble, and worthy ladies, gentlewomen, and others, vertuously disposed, of the faeminine sexe)
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
  • From The female advocate
  • Mary Ann Radcliffe
  • Ester Sowernam
Control code
11234077
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 461 pages, 4 pages of plates
Isbn
9780253281203
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
84042838
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)723445
Label
First feminists : British women writers, 1578-1799, edited and with an introduction by Moira Ferguson
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [457]-461
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A defence of women : poem concluding Ester Sowernam's Ester hath hang'd Haman
  • Joane Sharp
  • From Philosophical and physical opinions.
  • Preface, To the two most famous universities of England
  • From The convent of pleasure
  • Margaret Lucas Cavendish
  • From Poems by the most deservedly admired Mrs. Katherine Philips.
  • The matchless Orinda
  • Katherine Fowler Philips
  • From Womens speaking justified
  • From The translation of the first part of The mirrour of princely deedes and knyghthood.
  • Margaret Askew Fell Fox
  • From An essay to revive the antient education of gentlewomen
  • Bathsua Pell Makin
  • From the Dutch Lover.
  • Preface
  • Aphra Behn
  • From Sir Patient Fancy.
  • Epilogue
  • Aphra Behn
  • From Lycidus, or, the lover in fashion
  • Dedication to the Right Honourable the Lord Thomas Howard
  • From translation by Behn of La pluralité des deux mondes, or, The theory or system of several new inhabited worlds.
  • The author's preface
  • Aphra Behn
  • From The female advocate
  • From Poems on several occasions
  • Sara Fyge Field Egerton
  • From Poetical recreations
  • From A patch-work screen for the ladies
  • Jane Barker
  • From A serious proposal to the ladies
  • Margaret Tyler
  • From Some reflections upon marriage
  • From The complete letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, vol. 1. Preface to the embassy letters
  • Mary Astell
  • From An essay in defence of the female sex
  • Judith Drake.
  • The ladies defence, including prefatory material
  • From Poems on several occasions
  • Mary Lee
  • From An English-Saxon Homily. Preface
  • Elizabeth Elstob
  • Jane Anger : her protection for women
  • From Miscellany poems, on several occasions
  • From The poems of Anne, Countess of Winchelsea
  • Anne Kingsmill Finch
  • The woman's labour
  • From Poems, on several occations including some remarks of the author's life drawn by herself
  • Mary Collier
  • From Woman not inferior to man
  • From Woman's superior excellence over man
  • Sophia
  • From A narrative of the life of Mrs. Charlotte Charke, including The author to herself
  • Jane Anger
  • Charlotte Cibber Charke
  • From A description of Millenium Hall
  • Sarah Robinson Scott
  • From A series of letters between Mrs. Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot
  • Elizabeth Carter
  • From The female advocate
  • Mary Scott (Taylor)
  • From The Hamwood papers of the ladies of Llangollen
  • Eleanor Butler
  • From Poems on various subjects, autobiographical narrative
  • From Ester hath hang'd Haman.
  • A poem on the inhumanity of the slave-trade
  • Ann Cromartie Yearsley
  • From Letters on education
  • Catherine Sawbridge Macaulay Graham
  • From Monthly magazine.
  • July 2, 1796
  • March 2, 1797
  • Mary Hays
  • From A vindication of the rights of woman
  • From The wrongs of woman, or, Maria
  • Address (To all right honourable, noble, and worthy ladies, gentlewomen, and others, vertuously disposed, of the faeminine sexe)
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
  • From The female advocate
  • Mary Ann Radcliffe
  • Ester Sowernam
Control code
11234077
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 461 pages, 4 pages of plates
Isbn
9780253281203
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
84042838
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)723445

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