Narratives of female suffering in the petitionary literature of the Civil War period and its aftermath

Alison Thorne

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This article examines women's suffering in the Civil War period and its symbolic implications for the body politic, with reference to various sects including the Levellers and Quakers
Original languageEnglish
JournalLiterature Compass
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2013


  • narratives
  • female suffering
  • petitionary literature
  • civil war period

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