'If Eve did Erre, it was for Knowledge sake': Women's Education, and Educated Women, in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

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2007
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Freed, Eugenie R.
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The Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS)
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What did Eve, the Mother of Mankind, gain by disobeying that single prohibition, the divine command that neither she nor Adam should taste of the fruit of the tree of knowledge? Æmilia Lanyer (1569–1645) was bold enough to ask this question, in the fir
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Middle Ages -- Periodicals., Renaissance -- Periodicals., Middle Ages., Renaissance.
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