This paper investigates conceptual representations of women in 17th century conduct manuals for gentlemen published in England before and after the Civil War. The aim is to see whether the socio-cultural transformations produced by the Revolution are reflected in the metaphorical expressions referred to the female sex in a highly conservative textual genre

Representations of femininity in seventeenth-century conduct manuals for gentlemen

BISCETTI, STEFANIA
2012

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This paper investigates conceptual representations of women in 17th century conduct manuals for gentlemen published in England before and after the Civil War. The aim is to see whether the socio-cultural transformations produced by the Revolution are reflected in the metaphorical expressions referred to the female sex in a highly conservative textual genre
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