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Women as letter-writers

a collection of letters selected and edited

by Ingpen, Ada De la Mare,

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Published by The Baker and Taylor company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ada M. Ingpen ...
ContributionsCatt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947, former owner, National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1349.W7 I6
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 444 p.
Number of Pages444
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24443899M
LC Control Number10000227

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  JAMES DAYBELL is professor of Early Modern British History at Plymouth University, UK, and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He is author of Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England (); editor of Early Modern Women's Letter-Writing, (), Women and Politics in Early Modern England, (), and (with Peter Hinds) . Five Books aims to keep its book recommendations and interviews up to date. Nancy Goldstone on Strong Women in Bad Marriages Books. David Coogan on The Best of Prison Literature. Jonathan Keates on Great Letter Writers Books. Gavin Francis on Medicine and Literature. Lucas Zwirner on Literary Letter Collections Books.


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