The Intellectual Culture of Puritan Women, 1558–1680

  • Johanna Harris
  • Elizabeth Scott-Baumann

Part of the Early Modern Literature in History book series (EMLH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Johanna Harris, Elizabeth Scott-Baumann
    Pages 1-14
  3. Susan M. Felch
    Pages 15-27
  4. Elizabeth Clarke
    Pages 57-70
  5. Diane Purkiss
    Pages 162-175
  6. Elizabeth Scott-Baumann
    Pages 176-189
  7. David Norbrook
    Pages 202-213
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 214-250

About this book


This collection of essays by leading scholars in the field reveals the major contribution of puritan women to the intellectual culture of the early modern period. It demonstrates that women's roles within puritan and broader communities encompassed translating and disseminating key texts, producing an impressive body of original writing.


culture poetry Puritan puritanism

Editors and affiliations

  • Johanna Harris
    • 1
  • Elizabeth Scott-Baumann
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Lincoln CollegeUniversity of OxfordUK
  2. 2.Wadham CollegeUniversity of OxfordUK
  3. 3.Wolfson CollegeUniversity of OxfordUK

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