Conspiracy and Virtue: Women, Writing, and Politics in by Susan Wiseman

By Susan Wiseman

What used to be the connection among girl and politics in seventeenth-century England? Responding to this query, Conspiracy and advantage argues that theoretical exclusion of girls from the political sphere formed their relation to it. instead of generating silence, this exclusion generated wealthy, advanced, and indirect political involvements which this examine strains during the writings of either women and men. Pursuing this argument Conspiracy and Virtue
engages the most writings on women's courting to the political sphere together with debates at the public sphere and on agreement thought. Writers and figures mentioned comprise Elizabeth Avery, Aphra Behn, Anne Bradstreet, Maragret Cavendish, Queen Christina of Sweden, Anne Halkett, Brilliana Harley, Lucy Hutchinson,
John Milton, Elizabeth Poole, Sara Wight, and Henry Jessey.

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