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Women and Literature in the Goethe Era 1770-1820Determined Dilettantes

Women and Literature in the Goethe Era 1770-1820: Determined Dilettantes

Helen Fronius

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199210923
eISBN:
9780191705793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210923.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, European Literature

German literature during the era of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1770-1820) was dominated by men. Women were discouraged from reading, and scorned as writers; Friedrich Schiller saw female writers as ... More

Women and the Bible in Early Modern EnglandReligious Reading and Writing

Women and the Bible in Early Modern England: Religious Reading and Writing

Femke Molekamp

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665402
eISBN:
9780191752193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665402.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book provides an account of the uniquely important role of the Bible in the development of female interpretative and literary agency, as well as in the expression of female subjectivity in early ... More

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Simone Laqua-O'Donnell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199683314
eISBN:
9780191763236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683314.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster examines how women from different social backgrounds encountered the Counter-Reformation. The focus is on Münster, a city in the north of ... More

Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Eleanor Gordon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of working women in Scotland in the period 1850–1914. In a scholarly analysis, based on a wide range of contemporary sources, the book uncovers the patterns of women's employment, ... More

Women and the Law

Women and the Law

Sandra Fredman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763239
eISBN:
9780191695216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763239.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Women's pay still lags significantly behind that of men; and women continue to congregate in low status, low paid jobs. Yet men and women are now formally equal before the law. Indeed, legislation ... More

Women Classical ScholarsUnsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Women Classical Scholars: Unsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Rosie Wyles and Edith Hall (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725206
eISBN:
9780191792571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725206.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first written history of the pioneering women born between the Renaissance and 1913 who played significant roles in the history of classical scholarship. Working in the shadows of ... More

Women in a Celtic ChurchIreland 450-1150

Women in a Celtic Church: Ireland 450-1150

Christina Harrington

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208235
eISBN:
9780191716683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208235.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book covers the development of women's religious professions in the primitive church in Saint Patrick's era and the development of large women's monasteries such as Kildare, Clonbroney, ... More

Women in Early Indian BuddhismComparative Textual Studies

Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies

Alice Collett (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199326044
eISBN:
9780199369324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199326044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This volume is a broad-ranging comparative study of texts, sections of texts, and textual fragments that are concerned with women in early Indian Buddhism. The volume is based on texts from early ... More

Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book provides a survey of life as it was experienced by most Englishwomen during the 16th and 17th centuries. The book examines virtually all aspects of women's lives: female life-stages from ... More

Women in Pastoral OfficeThe Story of Santa Prassede, Rome

Women in Pastoral Office: The Story of Santa Prassede, Rome

Mary M. Schaefer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977628
eISBN:
9780199369935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

5–10 sentences, or around 200 words and no more than 250 words This book investigates the foundation story and mosaic programs (with their unique gender parity) of the ninth-century ... More

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