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Call Number:

PN5124.W6 W65x 1992 pt.1

Women advising women. pt. 1   

Marlborough, Wiltshire, England : Adam Matthew



Subject Category:

History Great Britain, Literature, Women's Studies

Collection Dates:

01/01/1577 - 12/31/1834


UNLV Microforms


This 17 reel collection is largely based on 40 pt. 1 publications covering the period 1577 - 1834, Genres include: prescriptive literature - describing the qualitites of an ideal woman to which all should aspire; practical manuals dealing with cookery, the home, marriage, childbirth and child rearing; advice literature - in which self appointed moral censors respond to reader's letters, literary and theatrical review; tatlers - giving society news and gossip; fashion journals; general instructional journals; entertainments; and, political literature concerning either general issues such as poverty and education, or particular feminist causes. pt. 1. Early women's journals, c1700-1832, from the Bodleian Library, Oxford

Finding Aids:

Women Advising Women (MICRO PN5124.W6 W66x 1992 pt.1). Guide includes detailed listing of reel contents.

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