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First lady of letters : Judith Sargent Murray and the struggle for female independence / Sheila L. Skemp.

Skemp, Sheila L. (Author).
Book Book (c2009.)
Description: xvi, 484 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2009.
2 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Local History LOCAL HISTORY/ 920/MURRAY (Text to Phone) Library Use Only -
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Salem State University Stacks PS 808 .M8 Z87 2009 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780812241402 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0812241401 (alk. paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-471) and index.
Contents: Pt. 1. Rebellions: 1769-1784 -- "This remote spot" -- Universal salvation -- Independence -- Creating a genteel nation -- Pt. 2. Republic of letters: 1783-1798 -- "Sweet peace" -- A belle passion -- A wider world -- A career of fame -- "A school of virtue" -- Federalist muse -- Pt. 3. Retreat: 1798-1820 -- "We are fallen on evil times" -- Republican daughters, republican sons.

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Skemp, Sheila L. "First lady of letters : Judith Sargent Murray and the struggle for female independence." Philadelphia, PA : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.
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