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The education of a Christian woman : a sixteenth-century manual

Author: Juan Luis Vives; Charles Fantazzi
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2000.
Series: Other voice in early modern Europe.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Luis Vives; Charles Fantazzi
ISBN: 0226858146 9780226858142 0226858154 9780226858159
OCLC Number: 41285069
Description: xxx, 343 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Prelude to the Other Voice in Vives --
Preface to the Books on the Education of a Christian Woman --
Bk. I. Which Treats of Unmarried Young Women --
I. On the Education of the Young Woman as a Child --
II. On the Later Years of Childhood --
III. On Her Early Training --
IV. On the Instruction of Young Girls --
V. Which Writers Are to Be Read and Which Not to Be Read --
VI. On Virginity --
VII. How the Young Woman Will Treat Her Body --
VIII. On Adornment --
IX. On the Solitude of the Virgin --
X. On the Virtues of a Woman and the Examples She Should Imitate --
XI. How She Will Behave in Public --
XII. On Dancing --
XIII. On Love Affairs --
XIV. On the Love Befitting a Virgin --
XV. On Seeking a Spouse --
Bk. II. Which Treats of Married Women --
I. What Thoughts Should Occupy the Mind of a Woman When She Marries --
II. Two Points of Greatest Importance for the Married Woman --
III. How She Should Behave toward Her Husband --
IV. On the Concord of Married Couples --
V. How She Will Conduct Herself Privately with Her Husband --
VI. On Jealousy --
VII. On Adornments --
VIII. On Behavior in Public --
IX. How She Should Behave at Home --
X. On Children and the Care That Must Be Taken of Them --
XI. On the Twice-Married and Stepmothers --
XII. How She Will Behave with Her Relatives and In-Laws --
XIII. How She Is to Behave with Her Married Son or Daughter, with Her Son-in-Law and Daughter-in-Law --
XIV. On a Married Woman of Advanced Years --
Bk. III. On Widows --
I. On the Mourning of Widows --
II. On the Husband's Funeral --
III. On the Memory of One's Husband --
IV. On the Chastity and Moral Rectitude of a Widow --
V. How They Should Conduct Themselves at Home --
VI. How She Should Behave in Public --
VII. On Second Marriages.
Series Title: Other voice in early modern Europe.
Other Titles: De institutione feminae Christianae.
Responsibility: Juan Luis Vives ; edited and translated by Charles Fantazzi.
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