Figuring Modesty in Feminist Discourse Across the Americas, by Dr Harvey Tamara

By Dr Harvey Tamara

Inventive in its procedure and provocative in its research, this learn deals clean readings of the arguments and practices of 4 seventeenth-century Euro-American girls: Anne Bradstreet, Anne Hutchinson, Sor Juana Inés de l. a. Cruz, and Marie de l'Incarnation. Tamara Harvey the following compares functionalist remedies of the physique by means of those girls, supplying a brand new approach to reflect on corporeality as a tool in literary and non secular expressions of modesty through ladies. In doing so, Harvey explores the engagement of those ladies in ongoing spiritual, political, medical and social debates that might were understood through the authors' contemporaries in either Europe and America.

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