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First lady of letters :Judith Sargent Murray and the struggle for female independence /Sheila L. Skemp.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Skemp, Sheila L.
Publication
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press
Publisher Series
Early American studies
Early American studies.
Contents
pt. 1. Rebellions: 1769-1784 -- "This remote spot" -- Universal salvation -- Independence -- Creating a genteel nation -- pt. 2. Republic of letters: 1783-1798 -- "Sweet peace" -- A belle passion -- A wider world -- A career of fame -- "A school of virtue" -- Federalist muse -- pt. 3. Retreat: 1798-1820 -- "We are fallen on evil times" -- Republican daughters, republican sons.
Date
c2009.
Description
xvi, 484 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Complimentary copy, 2009.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-471) and index.
ISBN
0812241401 (alk. paper)
9780812241402 (alk. paper)
GUSN
242379
Call Number
Stacks PS808.M8 Z87 2009
Other People and Orgs
Murray, Judith Sargent, 1751-1820.
Murray, Judith Sargent.
Descriptive terms
Authors, American 18th century
Authors, American 19th century
Feminism and literature History 18th century.
Feminism and literature History 19th century.
Feminists
Women and literature History 18th century.
Women and literature History 19th century.
Material Type
Biography.
Places
United States

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