Conduct literature for women, 1720-1770
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Published by Pickering & Chatto in London .
Written in English


  • Women -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Pam Morris
GenreEarly works to 1800
ContributionsMorris, Pam, 1940-
The Physical Object
Paginationv. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17102039M
ISBN 101851967729
LC Control Number2004004516

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This collection aims to give a chronological insight into the evolution of conduct literature, from its early roots in the Renaissance period through to the dramatically different role that women played at the emergence of the 20th century. The material presented in this six-volume set moves away from courtly etiquette, adopting a more middle-class, domestic focus, and includes facsimile.   Conduct Literature for Women, Part IV, by Pam Morris, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Conduct Literature for Women, Part III, Pam Morris. 15 Jun Mixed media product. US$1, Add to basket.3/5(1). An Enquiry into the Duties of the Female Sex is a religious conduct manual by Thomas Gisborne (–), aimed mainly at ‘women placed in the higher or in the middle classes of society’ (p. 2). Gisborne was a Church of England clergyman, a poet and a writer on moral and religious matters. An. Conduct Books and Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen knew about Fordyce and his book because she mentions his conduct book Fordyce’s Sermons for Young Women in her novel Pride and Prejudice (Stott).When Mr. Collins visits the Bennet family, he is asked to read aloud after dinner and picks up Fordyce’s is soon bored with this book, which is funny, because out of all of the Bennet.

  Hannah More, Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education With a View of the Principles and Conduct Prevalent Among Women of Rank and Fortune.T. Cadell and W. Davies, London, Erasmus Dawin, Plan for the Conduct of Female Education in Boarding Schools.J. Johnson, London, Erasmus Darwin (), the grandfather of Charles Darwin, was a . Although usually directed toward women, conduct books have also been written for men and children. Behavioral literature, while dating back to the Middle Ages, became popular in the mid-sixteenth.   This entry was posted in Rare books and tagged Conduct Books, conduct literature, conduct of life, early printed books history and craft, Female Writers, Frances Burney, Hester Chapone, professor virginia reinburg, Woman Authors, women and education, women and literature, Young women. Bookmark the permalink. Women's literature has often been defined by publishers as a category of writing done by women. Though obviously this is true, many scholars find such a definition reductive. What makes the history of women's writing so interesting is that in many ways it is a new area of study.

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