The Resource Women of letters : gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England, Leonie Hannan

Women of letters : gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England, Leonie Hannan

Label
Women of letters : gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England
Title
Women of letters
Title remainder
gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England
Statement of responsibility
Leonie Hannan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Women of letters writes a new history of English women's intellectual worlds using their private letters as evidence of hidden networks of creative exchange
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
941.06/082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA440
LC item number
.H36 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Gender in history
Label
Women of letters : gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England, Leonie Hannan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-200) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Series information; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of figures; List of figures; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Literacy, education and the life of the mind; Women's intellectual lives in an era of Enlightenment; Letters and letter-writing; Sites and communities; Sources; Material, spatial and textual: approaches to studying letters; The material; The spatial; The textual; Notes; Part I Women and learning; 1 Getting started; Literacy and self-education; Expectations of intellectual life; Access to information; Notes
  • 2 Becoming an 'intellectual'Intellectual identities; The 'learned lady' and the amateur intellectual; Lifecycle and the intellectual biography; Female intellect, originality and the public domain; Notes; Part II Putting pen to paper; 3 Writing and thinking; The epistolary academy; Address and formality; Writing and thinking: the importance of correspondence; The content of letters; Networks and contacts; Conclusion; Notes; 4 Spaces for writing; The home as a site of learning; Spaces for reading and writing; Time and the domestic space; Privacy and the psychology of space; Imagined spaces
  • NotesPart III Hearts and minds; 5 Connecting reason and emotion; Mind and body; Epistolary relationships; Letters and perfect friendship; Letter-writing as self-help; Conclusion; Notes; 6 A seedbed for change; Letters; Gender; Space; The next generation; Notes; Appendix; Bibliography; Primary sources; Manuscript; Bedfordshire and Luton Archive Service; Bodleian Library; British Library; Derbyshire Record Office; East Sussex Record Office, The Keep Archives; Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies; Library of the Society of Friends; Print; Secondary sources; Unpublished; Index
Control code
ocn959951492
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 206 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781784997694
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36808374
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959951492
  • pebc1526109751

Library Locations

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