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A serious proposal to the ladies. Part 1. & 2.

Author: Mary Astell; Patricia Springborg
Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto, 1997.
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The first part of this work (1694) argues that wealthy women who do not intend to marry should use their dowries to finance residential women's colleges to provide the recommended education for  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Astell; Patricia Springborg
ISBN: 1851962689 9781851962686
OCLC Number: 929641282
Description: LII, 204 p., [1] c. di tav. ; 22 cm
Contents: Note on the text; Introduction; Select Bibliography; A Serious Proposal: Part 1 London 1694; Part 2 London 1697
Responsibility: Mary Astell ; edited with introduction and notes by Patricia Springborg.


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'...Patricia Springborg's edition of Mary Astell's influential A Serious Proposal to the Ladies (1694) is single-minded in its pursuit of intertextual rather than contextual insight, offering a lucid Read more...

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