Social Conduct Literature Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))

The Babees Book, (or a ‘lytyl Reporte’ of how Young People should behave) (nonfiction) 1868

Mary Astell
A Serious Proposal to the Ladies for the Advancement of their True and Greatest Interest (nonfiction) 1697

Richard Brathwaite
The English gentlewoman, drawne out to the full body: Expressing, what habilliments doe best attire her, what ornaments doe best adorne her, what complements doe best accomplish her (nonfiction) 1631

Giovanni Michele Bruto
The necessarie, fit, and convenient education of a young gentlewoman. Written both in French and Italian, and translated into English by W. P. And now printed with the three languages togither in one volume, for the better instructions of such as are desirous to studie those tongues (nonfiction) 1598

Mrs. Chapone
Letters on the Improvement of the Mind (nonfiction) 1774

Robert Cleaver
A codly form of household government: for the ordering of private families (nonfiction) 1598

Abraham Darcie
The honour of ladies: or, a true description of their noble perfections (nonfiction) 1622

Christopher Goodwyn
The maydens dreme (nonfiction) 1542

Dr. Gregory
A Father's Legacy to His Daughters (nonfiction) 1774

Francis Mere
Gods arithmeticke (nonfiction) 1597

Lady Pennington
A Mother's Advice to Her Daughters (nonfiction) 1774

Hugh Rhodes
Hugh Rhodes's Boke of Nurture (nonfiction) 1577

Barnabe Rich
The honestie of this age (nonfiction) 1614

John Russell
John Russell's Boke of Nurture (nonfiction) 1868

F. Seager
The Schoole of Vertue by F. Seager (nonfiction) 1557

Mary Wollstonecraft
Thoughts on the education of daughters (nonfiction) 1787