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Reading women : literacy, authorship, and culture in the Atlantic world, 1500-1800 / edited by Heidi Brayman Hackel and Catherine E. Kelly
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2008
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 4th Floor  Z1039.W65 .R42 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History
Women -- Books and reading -- United States -- History
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History
Women and literature -- United States -- History
Literacy -- History
Books and reading -- History
Physical Description viii, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Inventing the early modern woman reader through the world of goods : Lyly's gentlewoman reader and Katherine Stubbes / Mary Ellen Lamb -- Engendering the female reader : women's recreational reading of Shakespeare in early modern England / Sasha Roberts -- Crafting subjectivities : women, reading and self-imagining / Mary Kelley -- "You sow, Ile read" : letters and literacies in early modern samplers / Bianca F.-C. Calabresi -- The female world of classical reading in eighteenth-century America / Caroline Winterer -- Reading and the problem of accomplishment / Catherine E. Kelly -- "Who painted the lion?" : women and novelle / Ian Frederick Moulton -- The Word made flesh : reading women and the Bible / Janice Knight -- "With all due reverence and respect to the Word of God" : Aphra Behn as skeptical reader of the Bible and critical translator of Fontenelle / Margaret Ferguson -- Female curiosities : the transatlantic female commonplace book / Susan M. Stabile -- Reading outside the frame / Robert A. Gross
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Alternate Author Brayman Hackel, Heidi
Kelly, Catherine E

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