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Women and society in the eighteenth century

Women and society in the eighteenth century

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Published by L.H. Gipson Institute in Bethlehem, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses,
    • Family -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses,
    • Gossip -- Congresses,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Women -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited with an introduction by Ian P.H. Duffy.
      ContributionsDuffy, Ian P. H., Spacks, Patricia Ann Meyer., Stone, Lawrence., Kerber, Linda K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1599.E5 W62 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 38 p. :
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2574061M
      LC Control Number85118884

      Table of Contents. Contents: Introduction, I. Baudino, J. Carré and C. Révauger. Part I Women in the Domestic Sphere: The Birth of a New Profession: The Housekeeper and her Status in the 17th and 18th Centuries, Gilly Lehmann; The Representation of Housework in the 18th-Century Women’s Press, Marie-Claire Rouyer-Daney; Needlework and the rights of women in England at the end of the 18th. The need for eighteenth-century women to adapt their loyalties on marriage- to seek their interest and even sense of selfhood in their husband, rather than their family- was emphasised in advice. Robertson of Strowan advised his fifteen year old daughter on her marriage in , that ‘if Mr [Oliphant] intrusts you with a secret, let niether.

        The Future of Feminist Eighteenth-Century Scholarship: Beyond Recovery. Edited by Robin Runia. New York and London: Routledge. Pp. £ (hardback), ISBN Robin Runia’s edited collection The Future of Feminist Eighteenth-Century Scholarship: Beyond Recovery makes both a fascinating and timely historiographical intervention . For the modern reader, the Female Spectator offers an opportunity to see the interior life of eighteenth-century women. Most of the selections (from all but six of the twenty-four books) support Spacks’s claim that the periodical was concerned specifically with “how women might operate effectively within the social restrictions that. This innovative volume presents for the first time collective expertise on women's magazines and periodicals of the long eighteenth century. While this period witnessed the birth of modern periodical culture and its ability to shape aspects of society from the popular to the political, most studies have traditionally obscured the very active role women's voices and women readers played in.

      Recent historiography on women and work in eighteenth-century France has focused on the model of the “family economy,” in which women’s work existed as part of the communal effort to keep the family afloat, usually in support of the patriarch’s occupation.   Nevertheless there are some aspects of the historiography of eighteenth-century marriage that receive relatively little attention in this book and might have been developed further. More might have been said, for instance, about the supposed 'privatisation' of marriage and . in eighteenth-century Britain. The book ends in the early nineteenth century when women writers themselves sought to profit from the Enlightenment interest in their historical role and influence by writing works of historical biography and art history. It begins in an era when, as the Anglican educational writer and philosopher Mary Astell wrote,File Size: KB.


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