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800 Years of Women's Letters

By: Kenyon, Olga

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Bramley Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 01626

Condition: Fine

298 pages. Foreword by P.D. James. An antholohy of women's writing through letters, from the 12th century to present day. From Heloise to Jane Austen to George Sand and Mary Kingsley, a wide variety of themes are represented, and the book is organized thus: How Women View Their Roles; Friendship; Childhood and Education; Love and Sexual Passion; Marriage and Childbirth; Housekeeping and Daily Life; Work, War and Alleviating Suffering; Travellers and Travelling; Illness and Ageing; and Political Skills. There are also Appendices for The Epistolary Novel and Select Biographies. View more info