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Women Writing the English Republic, 1625-1681

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ISBN-10: 1107149126

ISBN-13: 9781107149120

Edition: 2017

Authors: Katharine Gillespie

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Scholars have fiercely debated the causes of the English Civil Wars and the rise of anti-monarchical and republican thought a century before the American Revolution. This ambitious and highly original book is the first to argue that women played a significant role in formulating and enacting English republican precepts. Even as feminists contend that republicanism's division of the private from the public sphere excluded women from political power, Gillespie demonstrates how seventeenth-century Englishwomen articulated republicanism's key insight: meaningful action, political or otherwise, does and should take place outside the purview of government, in spheres that not only include women,…    
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Book details

List price: $151.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/7/2017
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 362
Size: 6.22" wide x 9.25" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Katharine Gillespie is Assistant Professor of seventeenth-century transatlantic and early modern women's literature at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She has published articles in Genders, Bunyan Studies, Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, and Symbiosis.