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By Sharon Cadman Seelig

Early smooth autobiographies and diaries supply a distinct perception into women's lives and the way they remembered, interpreted and represented their reviews. Sharon Seelig analyses the writings of six seventeenth-century ladies: diaries by way of Margaret Hoby and Anne Clifford, extra prolonged narratives via Lucy Hutchinson, Ann Fanshawe, and Anne Halkett, and the terribly different and self-dramatising courses of Margaret Cavendish. Combining an account of the improvement of autobiography with shut and attentive studying of the texts, Seelig explores the relation among the writers' offerings of style and shape and the tales they selected to inform. She demonstrates how, during the 17th century, girls writers advanced from very simple varieties in line with real money owed to even more imaginitive and persuasive acts of self-presentation. this significant contribution to the fields of early smooth literary stories and gender experiences illuminates the interactions among literature and autobiography.

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