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Enlightenment and Dissent 26 (2010)

Special Issue: Intellectual Exchanges: Women and Rational Dissent, edited by Gina Luria Walker and G M Ditchfield

Enlightenment and Dissent 26 (2010) [PDF 1,323KB]

Foreword: Gina Luria Walker and G M Ditchfield, v


Introduction: Rational Dissenting Women and the Travel of Ideas, Ruth Watts, 1-27

Feminism in the Provinces: T S Norgate and the `Rights of Woman’ in Norwich, Arianne Chernock, 28-53

Hannah Lindsey and her Circle: the Female Element in Early English Unitarianism, G M Ditchfield, 54-79

A Life of Dissent: Harriet Martineau and Unitarianism, Felicity James, 80-112

Anna Letitia Barbauld, Alienated Intellectual, William McCarthy, 113-135

`No Effort can be lost’: the Unitarianism and Republicanism of Ann Jebb (1735-1812), Anthony Page, 136-62

The Cultivation of Mind and Refinement of Manners in the Midst of a Money-making and Somewhat Unpolished Community’: Hannah Greg’s Legacy Reconsidered, David Sekers, 163-94

The Spiritual Vindications of Mary Wollstonecraft, Fiore Sireci 195-229

Mary Hays and Mary Wollstonecraft and the Evolution of Dissenting Feminism, Mary Spongberg, 230-58

‘Energetic Sympathies of Truth and Feeling’: Mary Hays and Rational Dissent, Gina Luria Walker, 259-85


David Sorkin, The religious Enlightenment: Protestants, Jews and Catholics from London to Vienna, Nigel Aston, 286-89

F P Lock, Edmund Burke: Volume II, 1784-1797, H T Dickenson, 289-93

Alan P F Sell, Hinterland theology: a stimulus to theological construction, G M Ditchfield, 293-97

Alexander Dick and Christina Lupton, Theory and practice in the eighteenth century: between philosophy and literature, Sarah Hutton, 297-99

Arianne Chernock, Men and the making of modern British feminism, Emma Macleod, 299-302

E Derek Taylor, Reason and religion in Clarissa: Samuel Richardson and ‘The famous Mr. Norris, of Bremerton’, Carol Stewart, 302-4

Roger L Emerson, Essays on David Hume, medical men and the Scottish Enlightenment: ‘industry, knowledge and humanity’, Mark Towsey, 304-9


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