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作者 van Schurman, Anna Maria
書名 Whether a Christian Woman Should Be Educated and Other Writings from Her Intellectual Circle
出版項 Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998
國際標準書號 9780226850009 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (176 pages)
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系列 The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe
The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe
附註 Intro -- Contents -- Introduction to the Series -- Introduction: Anna Maria van Schurman and Her Intellectual Circle -- Selections from the Writings of Anna Maria van Schurman -- A Practical Problem: Whether the Study of Letters Is Fitting for a Christian Woman -- Correspondence with Andre Rivet on this Question -- Correspondence with Other Women -- Eukleria, Chapters 1 and 2 -- Concerning Women, by Gisbertus Voetius -- Chapter I: The Natural Status and Condition of Women -- Chapter II: The Secular and Political Status of Women -- Chapter III: The Spiritual and Ecclesiastical Status of Women -- Bibliography -- Index
Advocate and exemplar of women's education, female of aristocratic birth and modest demeanor, Anna Maria van Schurman (1607-1678) was one of Reformation Europe's most renowned writers defending women's intelligence. From her early teens, Schurman garnered recognition and admiration for her accomplishments in languages, philosophy, poetry, and painting. As an adult she actively engaged in written correspondence and debate with Europe's leading intellectuals. Nevertheless, Schurman refused to regard herself as an anomaly among women. A supporter of the female sex, she argues that the same rigorous education that shaped her should be made available to all Christian daughters of the aristocracy. Gathered here in meticulous translation are Anna Maria van Schurman's defense of women's education, her letters to other learned women, and her own account of her early life, as well as responses to her work from male contemporaries, and rare writings by Schurman's mentor, Voetius. This volume will interest the general reader as well as students of women's, religious, and social history
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: van Schurman, Anna Maria Whether a Christian Woman Should Be Educated and Other Writings from Her Intellectual Circle Chicago : University of Chicago Press,c1998 9780226849980
主題 Women -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.;Women -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- 17th century -- Sources.;Women in Christianity.;Women in the Reformed Church -- Europe -- History -- 17th century -- Sources.;Christian women -- Education.;Reformed Church -- Doctrines.;Reformed Church -- Doctrines -- History -- 17th century -- Sources
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Alt Author Irwin, Joyce L
Irwin, Joyce L
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