A Moving Rhetoricke: Gender and Silence in Early Modern England

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This study deals with the complex history of silence, which provides an important framework for rethinking gender in Early Modern England and for challenging critical approaches to it. Silence was an unstable and contested site of meaning for early modern men and women alike. Masculine silence frequently imitated feminine self-containment, whilst feminine silence was an unstable element in a triad of virtues (chastity, silence and obedience). Luckyj 's research explores these fluid and multiple meanings of early modern ...

A Moving Rhetoricke: Gender and Silence in Early Modern England 2010, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719083259

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A Moving Rhetoricke: Gender and Silence in Early Modern England 2002, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719061561

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