Download e-book for kindle: Almanacs: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, by Alan S. Weber

By Alan S. Weber

ISBN-10: 075460215X

ISBN-13: 9780754602156

Almanacs have been hugely influential on renowned opinion through the early smooth interval. They have been the cheapest forms of books and had a pragmatic use as a calendar, literary miscellany, climate consultant and ads medium. The almanacs during this quantity give a contribution to our realizing of women's participation in pop culture, astrology, medication and prophecy. Sarah Jinner's almanacs for the years 1658, 1659 and 1664, and Mary Holden's almanacs for 1688 and 1689 exhibit a awake attempt to distance themselves from different lady non secular prophets of the interval via hoping on the prestige of astrology as a rational technology. the opposite works within the quantity are all attributed to writers who have been most likely pseudonymous. Dorothy Partridge's The Woman's Almanack for the yr 1694 contains a number of brief articles on chiromancy. The Prophesie of mom Shipton matters the prediction of the deaths of Cardinal Wolsey and Thomas Cromwell. the ultimate works within the quantity contain texts by means of Shinkin ap Shone which satirize the Welsh humans and language, and The Woman's Alamanack by means of Sarah Ginnor which makes use of sexual humour to parody the clinical recommendation provided in Jinner's almanacs.

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