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The Resource Nature's cruel stepdames : murderous women in the street literature of seventeenth century England, Susan C. Staub

Nature's cruel stepdames : murderous women in the street literature of seventeenth century England, Susan C. Staub

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Nature's cruel stepdames : murderous women in the street literature of seventeenth century England
Title
Nature's cruel stepdames
Title remainder
murderous women in the street literature of seventeenth century England
Statement of responsibility
Susan C. Staub
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A selection of seventeenth century pamphlets revealing the popular press's obsessive concern with female violence--usually domestic--and a discussion of the texts' historical and cultural contexts"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Staub, Susan C
Dewey number
820.9/3522/09032
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR972
LC item number
.S73 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Medieval & Renaissance literary studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Street literature
  • English literature
  • Women and literature
  • English literature
  • Female offenders
  • Women murderers
  • Infanticide
  • Murder
  • Female offenders in literature
  • Women murderers in literature
  • Street literature
  • Infanticide in literature
  • Murder in literature
Label
Nature's cruel stepdames : murderous women in the street literature of seventeenth century England, Susan C. Staub
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-347) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The contexts. Women's crimes in the popular press -- The feme covert uncovered: representations of murderous wives -- Bloody mothers: representations of child murder -- "To avoid their shame": representations of infanticide -- The popular press and providence: explaining the miraculous recovery of Anne Greene -- pt. 2. The texts. Editorial policy -- A true discourse of the practises of Elizabeth Caldwell / Gilbert Dugdale -- The adultresses funerall day / Henry Goodcole -- Murther, murther; or, A bloody relation how Anne Hamton, dweling in Westminster nigh London, by poyson murthered her deare husband -- A hellish murder committed by a French midwife -- A pittilesse mother, that most unnaturally at one time, murthered two of her owne children -- Blood for blood; or, Justice executed for innocent blood-shed / N. Partridge and J. Sharp -- Fair warning to murderers of infants -- The bloudy mother / Thomas Brewer -- Deeds against nature, and monsters by kinde -- Natures cruell step-dames; or, Matchlesse monsters of the female sex / Henry Goodcole -- Newes from the dead; or, A true and exact narration of the miraculous deliverance of Anne Greene / Richard Watkins
Control code
56517833
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 356 pages
Isbn
9780820703565
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004021250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Nature's cruel stepdames : murderous women in the street literature of seventeenth century England, Susan C. Staub
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-347) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The contexts. Women's crimes in the popular press -- The feme covert uncovered: representations of murderous wives -- Bloody mothers: representations of child murder -- "To avoid their shame": representations of infanticide -- The popular press and providence: explaining the miraculous recovery of Anne Greene -- pt. 2. The texts. Editorial policy -- A true discourse of the practises of Elizabeth Caldwell / Gilbert Dugdale -- The adultresses funerall day / Henry Goodcole -- Murther, murther; or, A bloody relation how Anne Hamton, dweling in Westminster nigh London, by poyson murthered her deare husband -- A hellish murder committed by a French midwife -- A pittilesse mother, that most unnaturally at one time, murthered two of her owne children -- Blood for blood; or, Justice executed for innocent blood-shed / N. Partridge and J. Sharp -- Fair warning to murderers of infants -- The bloudy mother / Thomas Brewer -- Deeds against nature, and monsters by kinde -- Natures cruell step-dames; or, Matchlesse monsters of the female sex / Henry Goodcole -- Newes from the dead; or, A true and exact narration of the miraculous deliverance of Anne Greene / Richard Watkins
Control code
56517833
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 356 pages
Isbn
9780820703565
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004021250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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