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By Will Pritchard

This e-book elucidates early smooth attitudes towards women's public show. it's a cultural learn that attracts on a variety of literary and non-literary texts from 1650-1700 to revisit the websites the place ladies seemed such a lot prominently: the playhouse, the park, and the hot alternate (a purchasing arcade within the Strand). a tutorial learn, "Outward Appearances" is written in a transparent and fascinating type. it really is aimed essentially at literary students, yet historians will take a prepared curiosity in it in addition. It bargains a clean context for the examine of recovery drama and a provocative argument approximately girls and public area. Will Pritchard is an Assistant Professor of English at Lewis and Clark university.

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