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Autobiography and gender in early modern literature : reading women's lives, 1600-1680 / Sharon Cadman Seelig.

  • Author

    Seelig, Sharon Cadman

  • Date published

    2006

  • Publisher

    Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

  • Subject

    Autobiography Women authors History 17th century

    English literature Early Modern, 1500-1700

Introduction : mapping the territory -- Margaret Hoby : the stewardship of time -- The construction of a life : the diaries of Anne Clifford -- Pygmalion's image: the lives of Lucy Hutchinson -- Ann Fanshawe: private historian -- Romance and respectability: the autobiography of Anne Halkett -- Margaret Cavendish: shy person to blazing empress -- Conclusion : "The life of me".