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Snook, Edith

Women, Beauty and Power in Early Modern England

Snook, Edith - Women, Beauty and Power in Early Modern England, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Edith Snook

Part One. Cosmetics

2. ‘The Beautifying Part of Physic’: Women’s Cosmetic Practices in Early Modern England
Edith Snook

3. ‘Soveraigne Receipts’, Fair Beauty and Race in Stuart England
Edith Snook

Part Two. Clothes

4. The Greatness in Good Clothes: Fashioning Subjectivity in Mary Wroth’s Urania and Margaret Spencer’s Account Book (BL Additional MS 62092)
Edith Snook

5. What Not to Wear: Children’s Clothes and the Maternal Advice of Elizabeth Jocelin and Brilliana, Lady Harley
Edith Snook

Part Three. Hair

6. The Culture of the Head: Hair in Mary Wroth’s Urania and Margaret Cavendish’s ‘Assaulted and Pursued Chastity’
Edith Snook

7. An ‘absolute Mistris of her Self’: Anne Clifford and the Luxury of Hair
Edith Snook

Keywords: Social Sciences, Cultural Studies, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Poetry and Poetics, History of Early Modern Europe, Modern History, British and Irish Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
240 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230302235
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32866-6

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