Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 July 2016

288 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781784991432

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The Gentlewoman's Remembrance

Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Isaac Stephens

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP

A highly original and detailed study of an individual single woman in early modern England, based on a recently discovered spiritual autobiography authored by a never-married gentlewoman, Elizabeth Isham. Provides new perspective on women's writing, identity and status in the early modern period.