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The eloquence of Mary Astell

Christine Mason Sutherland

The eloquence of Mary Astell

by Christine Mason Sutherland

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Published by University of Calgary Press in Calgary .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Style,
  • Higher Education,
  • Histoire,
  • Enseignement supérieur,
  • Political and social views,
  • Women,
  • Literary art,
  • Pensée politique et social,
  • Féminisme,
  • Femmes,
  • Feminism,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristine Mason Sutherland
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1595.A88 S87 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 202 p. :
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24912293M
    ISBN 101552381536
    ISBN 109781552381533
    LC Control Number2006386254
    OCLC/WorldCa61427561

    Mary Astell was born in Newcastle upon Tyne on 12 November , to Peter and Mary (Errington) Astell. Her parents had two other children, William, who died in infancy, and Peter, her younger brother. She was baptized in St. John's Church in Newcastle. Her family was upper-middle-class and lived in Newcastle throughout her early childhood. The Eloquence Of Mary Astell 作者: Sutherland, Christine Mason 出版社: Michigan State Univ Pr 页数: 定价: 元 装帧: Pap ISBN: 豆瓣评分.

      Mary Astell (ăs´təl), –, English author and Serious Proposal to the Ladies (2 parts, –97) offered a scheme for a women's college, an idea far in advance of the time. The project was not realized, and her ideas were ridiculed in the Tatler, possibly by Swift and Addison.   Mary Astell: A Brief Chronology A Note on the Text. A Serious Proposal to the Ladies, Part I. A Serious Proposal, Part II. Appendix A: Judith Drake, An Essay in Defence of the Female Sex () Appendix B: Daniel Defoe, An Essay upon Projects () Appendix C: From The Tatler, no. 32 (J ) Appendix D: From The Tatler, no. 63 Brand: Saltar's Point Press.

    1. Biography. Mary Astell, the firstborn child of Peter Astell and Mary Errington Astell, was born in in Newcastle. Like his father and brother Isaac, Peter Astell was a coal merchant working in the heart of England’s coal industry, and a clerk in the long-established Hostmen guild.   Mary Astell’s A Serious Proposal to the Ladies is one of the most important and neglected works advocating the establishment of women’s academies. Its reception was so controversial that Astell responded with a lengthy sequel, also in this volume. The cause of great notoriety, Astell’s Proposal was imitated by Defoe in his “An Academy for Women,” parodied in .


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Spare and elegant, Christine Mason Sutherland's Eloquence of Mary Astell shifts Astell from 'first feminist' to 'first feminist rhetorician,' disclosing [End Page ] Astell's pioneering development from private, conversational discourse (sermo) to fully engaged vituperative contests (contentio) and suggesting an affinity between Astell's theorization of sermo and modern feminist 'rhetoric Author: Regina Janes.

Mary Astell (Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 November – London, 11 May ) was an English protofeminist writer, philosopher and advocacy of equal educational opportunities for women has earned her the title "the first English feminist.".

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Undergraduates will find the book’s elementary footnotes and appendices of primary source material (excerpts from Don Quixote, The English Rogue, The Whore’s Rhetorick, and contemporary conduct literature) useful. Katharine Kittredge Ithaca College CHRISTINE MASON SUTHERLAND.

The Eloquence of Mary Astell. Calgary: Calgary, Author: Kristen Welch. By Christine M. Sutherland. ISBN ISBN Virtually overlooked for over two hundred years, Mary Astell's writing lower back to prominence within the latter a part of the 20 th century in a celebrated biography by way of Ruth Perry/5(23).

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