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The Novel as Teacher: Learning to Be Female in the Early American South
"BEGAN A VERY CLEVER NOVEL--EVELINA IT WAS CALL'D," FRANCES Baylor Hill recorded on a late October day in 1797. She had spent most of the previous week looking after a household of sick children,Expand
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The French Education of Martha Jefferson Randolph
The four years the young Martha Jefferson spent in a French convent school were profoundly formative of her outlook on female education, a subject that, by his own admission, Thomas Jefferson neverExpand
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Eighteen. Sally Hemings
5. Reading, Race, and Writing