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By Will Pritchard

This booklet elucidates early smooth attitudes towards women's public show. it's a cultural examine that attracts on quite a lot 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 recent trade (a purchasing arcade within the Strand). a tutorial research, "Outward Appearances" is written in a transparent and fascinating variety. it really is aimed basically at literary students, yet historians will take a willing curiosity in it in addition. It deals a clean context for the research of recovery drama and a provocative argument approximately girls and public house. Will Pritchard is an Assistant Professor of English at Lewis and Clark collage.

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