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Autobiography

Marie‐Louise Coolahan

in Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This final chapter is concerned with biography and autobiography. The texts discussed — by Lucy Cary, Frances Cook, Mary Rich, Alice Thornton, Ann Fanshawe, and the women of John Rogers's Dublin ... More


Katherine Garret (Pequot; ?–1738)

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/9780199743483.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

In 1738, a Pequot woman named Katherine Garret was hanged for infanticide. Garret, who was an unmarried servant in the Connecticut household of Reverend William Worthington, hid her pregnancy. After ... More


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