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Susanna Wright (1697–1784)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

In 1714, Susanna Wright migrated to Pennsylvania with her parents, who were both Quakers. She got in contact with many of the leading intellectuals of eighteenth-century Philadelphia such as Benjamin ... More


Frances Moore Brooke (1725–1789)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

At the age of 24, Frances Moore Brooke moved from Lincolnshire, England to London to pursue a writing career. It was in London where Brooks produced plays, poems, essays, and translations, and even ... More


Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0030
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

The Declaration of Independence was an important piece of document written after the American Revolution. Drafted by Thomas Jefferson in collaboration with several others such as Benjamin Franklin ... More


Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1614–1702)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Margaret Askew was a testament to the important role played by religion for women during the Age of Revolutions. She was imprisoned for four years for supporting the Society of Friends, popularly ... More


Judith Sargent Murray (1751–1820)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0037
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Born in Massachusetts, Judith Sargent Murray wrote essays arguing for education that is accessible to all, regardless of sex. In one such essay, “Desultory Thoughts upon the Utility of encouraging a ... More


Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0047
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Mary Wollstonecraft was a feminist philosopher, novelist, and historian who dreamed of establishing a utopian community for women in the Age of Revolutions. In 1790, Wollstonecraft wrote A ... More


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