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Her Own Life: Autobiographical Writings by Seventeenth Century Englishwomen

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Her Own Life gathers the writings of twelve English women from the tumultuous seventeenth century. Ranging from a shipwright's daughter to a duchess, with writing styles varying from diary and prophecy to lyric poetry, these extracts uncover an ignored and forgotten history, a history written by and about women.

Table of Contents

From. Diary, 1616-17 / Anne Clifford — Divine songs and meditations, 1653 / An Collins — Anna Trapnel's report and plea, 1654 / Anna Trapnel — A true relation of my birth, breeding and life, 1656 / Margaret Cavendish — Susanna's apology against the Elders, 1659 / Susanna Parr — A short relation of cruel sufferings, 1662 / Katharine Evans and Sarah Cheevers --The case of Madam Mary Carleton, 1663 / Mary Carleton — A book of remembrances, c. 1668 / Alice Thornton — Heaven realized, 1670 / Sarah Davy — A vindication of Anne Wentworth, 1677 / Anne Wentworth — Satan his methods and malice baffled, 1683 / Hannah Allen — God's mighty power magnified, 1691 / Joan Vokins.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780203358962
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
Language Arts & Disciplines : General
Edited by:
Elspeth Graham
Author:
Graham, Elspeth
Author:
Elspeth Graham
Subject:
Literary Criticism : English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Women -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Sources.
Subject:
English literature
Subject:
Early modern, 1500-1700
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
General
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Autobiography -- Women authors.
Subject:
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700.
Subject:
Great Britain-Tudor to Stuart Period
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
October 1989
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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