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Author Skemp, Sheila L.

Title Judith Sargent Murray : a brief biography with documents / Sheila L. Skemp.

Imprint Boston : Bedford Books, 1998.

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 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  305.42 M964Bs 1998    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xii, 210 pages ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The Bedford series in history and culture
Bedford series in history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-202) and index.
Contents Judith Sargent Murray -- Introduction: Judith Sargent Murray's world -- A Sargent of Gloucester -- "The Despotism of Tradition": Universalism Comes to Gloucester -- Earning the "Laurel Wreath": The Revolutionary Years -- The Fruits of Independence: Women and Property in the Republic -- The Bonds of Matrimony -- "The Maternal Character" -- A "Most Extensive Education" -- A "Mania" for Literary Fame -- Conclusion: "God Doth Equally His Gifts Impart" -- The Documents -- The Gleaner on Famous Literary Women, 1798 -- Preface to Judith Sargent Murray's Catechism, 1782 -- "Upon Printing My Little Catechism" (poem), 1782 -- "Reflecting, during a Fine Morning, upon Existing Circumstances" (poem) -- Letter to Winthrop Sargent, February 25, 1778 -- "Margaretta Faces an Economic Crisis" (fiction), 1798 -- The Gleaner on Women's Attributes as Breadwinners, 1798 -- "Reasons for Lack of Union in the Wedded State" (poem) -- "Margaretta Faces a Marital Crisis" (fiction), 1798 -- "Lines Written While Rocking the Cradle of My Julia Maria" (poem), December 8, 1791 -- "Margaretta's Education" (fiction), 1798 -- Letter to Winthrop Sargent, September 1803 -- Letter to Reverend Redding, May 7, 1801 -- On the Equality of the Sexes, 1790 -- The Gleaner Contemplates the Future Prospects of Women in this "Enlightened Age," 1798 -- A Judith Sargent Murray Chronology (1751-1820).
Subject Murray, Judith Sargent, 1751-1820.
Murray, Judith Sargent, 1751-1820. (OCoLC)fst00110533
Feminism and literature -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Feminism and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Authors, American -- 18th century -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Feminists -- United States -- Biography.
Feminism -- Literary collections.
Women -- Literary collections.
Authors, American. (OCoLC)fst00821764
Feminism. (OCoLC)fst00922671
Feminism and literature. (OCoLC)fst00922735
Feminists. (OCoLC)fst00922831
Women. (OCoLC)fst01176568
Women and literature. (OCoLC)fst01177093
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1700-1899
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Literary collections. (OCoLC)fst01423811
Biographies.
ISBN 0312115067 (pbk.)
9780312115067 (pbk.)
0312177704 (hbk.)
9780312177706 (hbk.)

 
    
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