TITLE

THE FEMALE MIND: SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT FEMININITY AND THE WORLD OF LETTERS. A CASE STUDY OF THE WOMEN OF THE FLETCHER OF SALTOUN FAMILY IN THE MID-EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

AUTHOR(S)
Glover, Katharine
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Scottish Historical Studies;Jul2005, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an essay about women by Katharine Glover, the winner of the Women's History Scotland essay prize for 2003. The essay deals with a case-study of the women of the Fletcher of Saltoun family. Some of the ways in which the female mind operated in mid-eighteenth-century Scotland is examined. The family attitudes towards books and learning as well as women's schooling and educational experiences is discussed. Two instances which demonstrate the ways in which some of the women in the family were involved in the most influential literary productions.
ACCESSION #
21878834

 

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