Claiming the pen : women and intellectual life in the early American South /

In 1711, the imperious Virginia patriarch William Byrd II spitefully refused his wife Lucy's plea for a book; a century later, Lady Jean Skipwith placed an order that sent the Virginia bookseller Joseph Swan scurrying to please. These vignettes bracket a century of change in white southern wome...

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Main Author: Kerrison, Catherine, 1953-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, [2015]
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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