Dido's daughters literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France (eBook, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Dido's daughters literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France

Author: Margaret W Ferguson
Publisher: Chicago University of Chicago Press Birmingham, AL, USA EBSCO Industries, Inc. 2003
Series: [ACLS Humanities E-Book]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winner of the 2004 Book Award from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and the 2003 Roland H. Bainton Prize for Literature from the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. Our common definition of literacy is the ability to read and write in one language. But as Margaret Ferguson reveals in Dido's Daughters, this description is inadequate, because it fails to help us understand heated conflicts over  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret W Ferguson
ISBN: 9780226243184 0226243184 9780226243115 0226243117 9780226243122 0226243125
OCLC Number: 704729129
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-483) and index
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xiv, 506 pages) Illustrations.
Series Title: [ACLS Humanities E-Book]
Responsibility: Margaret W. Ferguson

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Our common definition of literacy is the ability to read and write in one language. However from the 15th to the 17th centuries print culture led to many disputes over modes of literacy, as the  Read more...

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"This is a book of unique vision and breadth. There are very few scholars of early modernism who possess the combination of traditional erudition and theoretical expertise that Margaret Ferguson Read more...

 
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