Queen Elizabeth I and the Persistence of Patriarchy

  title={Queen Elizabeth I and the Persistence of Patriarchy},
  author={Allison Heisch},
  journal={Feminist Review},
Right from the start, people working in the area of Women's Studies have recognized that the restoration of women to their place in history could not be accomplished by focussing attention upon exceptional women (Kay, 1976).1 There are several good and obvious reasons why this is so, but I shall mention only one: exceptional women are not representative women, and for many such women one condition of being both exceptional and female may be that the values and practices of the male society in… Expand
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