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The Resource Women, beauty and power in early modern England : a feminist literary history, Edith Snook

Women, beauty and power in early modern England : a feminist literary history, Edith Snook

Label
Women, beauty and power in early modern England : a feminist literary history
Title
Women, beauty and power in early modern England
Title remainder
a feminist literary history
Statement of responsibility
Edith Snook
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Divided into three sections on cosmetics, clothes and hairstyling, this book explores how early modern women regarded beauty culture and in what ways skin, clothes and hair could be used to represent racial, class and gender identities, and to convey political, religious and philosophical ideals"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Snook, Edith
Dewey number
820.9/928709031
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR113
LC item number
.S567 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • Beauty, Personal, in literature
  • Women in literature
  • Women
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
  • HISTORY / Modern / 16th Century
  • Engels
  • Vrouwen
Label
Women, beauty and power in early modern England : a feminist literary history, Edith Snook
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cosmetics. 'The beautifying part of physic' : women's cosmetic practices in early modern England -- 'Soveraigne receipts', fair beauty, and race in Stuart England -- Clothes. The greatness in good clothes : fashioning subjectivity in Mary Wroth's Urania and Margaret Spencer's account book -- What not to wear : children's clothes and the maternal advice of Elizabeth Jocelin and Brilliana, Lady Harley -- Hair. The culture of the head : hair in Mary Wroth's Urania and Margaret Cavendish's 'Assaulted and pursued chastity' -- An 'absolute Mistris of her Self' : Anne Clifford and the luxury of hair
Control code
682891247
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 230 pages
Isbn
9780230282858
Lccn
2011002012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40019446969
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)682891247
Label
Women, beauty and power in early modern England : a feminist literary history, Edith Snook
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cosmetics. 'The beautifying part of physic' : women's cosmetic practices in early modern England -- 'Soveraigne receipts', fair beauty, and race in Stuart England -- Clothes. The greatness in good clothes : fashioning subjectivity in Mary Wroth's Urania and Margaret Spencer's account book -- What not to wear : children's clothes and the maternal advice of Elizabeth Jocelin and Brilliana, Lady Harley -- Hair. The culture of the head : hair in Mary Wroth's Urania and Margaret Cavendish's 'Assaulted and pursued chastity' -- An 'absolute Mistris of her Self' : Anne Clifford and the luxury of hair
Control code
682891247
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 230 pages
Isbn
9780230282858
Lccn
2011002012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40019446969
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)682891247

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