The Resource Dido's daughters : literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France, Margaret W. Ferguson, (electronic resource)

Dido's daughters : literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France, Margaret W. Ferguson, (electronic resource)

Label
Dido's daughters : literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France
Title
Dido's daughters
Title remainder
literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France
Statement of responsibility
Margaret W. Ferguson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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 literacy during the emergence of print culture. The fifteenth through seventeenth centuries, she shows, were a contentious era of transition from Latin and other cl
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferguson, Margaret W.
Dewey number
  • 809/.89287/0904
  • 820.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN471
LC item number
.F45 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • European literature
  • Literature, Modern
  • French literature
  • English literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women
  • Women
Label
Dido's daughters : literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France, Margaret W. Ferguson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-483) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Part 1 Theoretical and Historical Considerations; 1 Competing Concepts of Literacy in Imperial Contexts De.nitions, Debates, Interpretive Models; 2 Sociolinguistic Matrices for Early Modern Literacies Paternal Latin, Mother Tongues, and Illustrious Vernaculars; 3 Discourses of Imperial Nationalism as Matrices for Early Modern Literacies; Part 2 Literacy in Action and in Fantasy Case Studies; Interlude; 4 An Empire of Her Own Literacy as Appropriation in Christine de Pizan's Livre de la Cité des Dames
  • 5 Making the World Anew Female Literacy as Reformation and Translation in Marguerite de Navarre's Heptaméron6 Allegories of Imperial Subjection Literacy as Equivocation in Elizabeth Cary's Tragedy of Mariam; 7 New World Scenes from a Female Pen Literacy as Colonization in Aphra Behn's Widdow Ranter and Oroonoko; Afterword; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (521 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281125590
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000406563
  • (EBL)408235
  • (OCoLC)476228107
  • (SSID)ssj0000138753
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11160175
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000138753
  • (PQKBWorkID)10124033
  • (PQKB)10985223
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000115861
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC408235
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000406563
Label
Dido's daughters : literacy, gender, and empire in early modern England and France, Margaret W. Ferguson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-483) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Part 1 Theoretical and Historical Considerations; 1 Competing Concepts of Literacy in Imperial Contexts De.nitions, Debates, Interpretive Models; 2 Sociolinguistic Matrices for Early Modern Literacies Paternal Latin, Mother Tongues, and Illustrious Vernaculars; 3 Discourses of Imperial Nationalism as Matrices for Early Modern Literacies; Part 2 Literacy in Action and in Fantasy Case Studies; Interlude; 4 An Empire of Her Own Literacy as Appropriation in Christine de Pizan's Livre de la Cité des Dames
  • 5 Making the World Anew Female Literacy as Reformation and Translation in Marguerite de Navarre's Heptaméron6 Allegories of Imperial Subjection Literacy as Equivocation in Elizabeth Cary's Tragedy of Mariam; 7 New World Scenes from a Female Pen Literacy as Colonization in Aphra Behn's Widdow Ranter and Oroonoko; Afterword; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (521 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281125590
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000406563
  • (EBL)408235
  • (OCoLC)476228107
  • (SSID)ssj0000138753
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11160175
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000138753
  • (PQKBWorkID)10124033
  • (PQKB)10985223
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000115861
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC408235
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000406563

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