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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-242379

Description

xvi, 484 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Authors, American 18th century
Authors, American 19th century
Feminists
Feminism and literature History 18th century.
Feminism and literature History 19th century.
Women and literature History 18th century.
Women and literature History 19th century.

Originator

Skemp, Sheila L.

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.

Publication

Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press

Publisher Series

Early American studies
Early American studies.

Description

xvi, 484 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-471) and index.
Complimentary copy, 2009.

ISBN

9780812241402 (alk. paper)
0812241401 (alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks PS808.M8 Z87 2009

Other People and Orgs

Murray, Judith Sargent, 1751-1820.
Murray, Judith Sargent.

Material Type

Biography.

Places

United States