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Letters on the improvement of the mind, 1773

Author: Chapone, Mrs.; Thomas Gisborne
Publisher: London ; Brookfield, Vt. : William Pickering, 1996.
Series: Female education in the Age of Enlightenment, v. 2.
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Both men and women took part in the education debate that culminated in the 1790s with Wollstonecraft, More and Edgeworth, but positions and arguments were laid down long before by Fordyce, Gregory,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chapone, Mrs.; Thomas Gisborne
ISBN: 185196276X 9781851962761 1851962743 9781851962747
OCLC Number: 34282060
Description: viii, 256, [v], 426 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Volume 1 James Fordyce, Sermons for Young Women (1766); John Gregory, A Father's Legacy to His Daughters (1774) Volume 2 Hester Chapone, Letters on the Improvement of the Mind (1773); Thomas Gisborne, An Enquiry into the Duties of the Female Sex (1797) Volume 3 Catherine Macaulay, Letters on Education (1790) Volume 4 Jane West, Letters to a Young Lady, Vol. I (1811) Volume 5 Jane West, Letters to a Young Lady, Vol.II (1811) Volume 6 Jane West, Letters to a Young Lady, Vol.III (1811)
Series Title: Female education in the Age of Enlightenment, v. 2.
Other Titles: Enquiry into the duties of the female sex.
Responsibility: Hester Chapone. An enquiry into the duties of the female sex, 1797 / Thomas Gisborne.
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'Female Education provides an indispensable set of core readings which, when supplemented by the relevant work of Wollstonecraft, Hannah More and Maria Edgeworth, will provide students and scholars Read more...

 
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