Title An essay in defence of the female sex : in which are inserted the characters of a pedant, a squire, a beau, a vertuoso, a poetaster, a city-critick, &c : in a letter to a lady / written by a lady
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Publication Place London
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Physical Description 148
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Dedication HRH Princess Anne of Denmark
Worldcat Url http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/228675050
Genre Essays
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Notes Second edition, Published anonymously, authorship uncertain. Attributed to Mary Astell in Watt's Bibliotheca Britannica. Attributed to Judith Drake in Wing (CD-ROM, 1996). For discussion of authorship see: Smith, Florence M. Mary Astell, New York, 1916, p. 173-182. Errata: p. [24]. or Devereaux, Johanna. “"affecting the Shade": Attribution, Authorship, and Anonymity in "an Essay in Defence of the Female Sex"”. Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature 27.1 (2008): 17–37
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