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The gentlewomans companion; or, A guide to the female sex

Hannah Woolley

The gentlewomans companion; or, A guide to the female sex

containing directions of behaviour, in all places, companies, relations, and conditions, from their childhood down to old age: viz. As, children to parents. Scholars to governours. Single to servants. Virgins to suitors. Married to husbands. Huswifes to the house Mistresses to servants. Mothers to children. Widows to the world Prudent to all. With letters and discourses upon all occasions. Whereunto is added, a guide for cook-maids, dairy-maids, chamber-maids, and all others that go to service. The whole being an exact rule for the female sex in general. By Hannah Woolley

by Hannah Woolley

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Published by printed by A. Maxwell for Dorman Newman at the Kings-Arms in the Poultry in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Home economics -- Early works to 1800,
  • Cookery -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGentlewomans companion, Guide to the female sex
    GenreEarly works to 1800
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2163:12
    ContributionsFaithorne, William, 1616-1691, engraver
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[24], 262, [10] p.
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15412202M


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The Companion is a conduct- as well as cookery-book (the recipes are mainly derived from her earlier works). It also contains an autobiography of the author. In truth it is a rank, but captivating, miscellany, including recipes, medical prescriptions, advice to servants and governesses, hints on upbringing, cosmetics and education, rules of Author: Hannah Woolley.

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Now, Wolley herself railed against this book, as a result no information given in it can be s: 1. The Gentlewomans Companion () or, A Guide to the Female Sex Aphra Behn is usually described as England’s first professional woman writer, but her contemporary Hannah Woolley (Wooley or Wolley) ran her close, though recipes not bodice-rippers were her speciality (mixed with some judicious teaching, housekeeping and medical marketing).

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The Gentlewomans Companion, Or a Guide to the Female Sex: Containing Directions of Behaviour in All Places from Their Childhood Down to Old Age. With Letters&discourses Upon All Occasions Whereunto is Added, a Guide for Cook-maids, Dairy-maids, Etc.

The gentlewomans companion; or, A guide to the female sex containing directions of behaviour, in all places, companies, relations, and conditions, from their childhood down to old age: viz. As, children to parents. Scholars to governours. Single to servants.

Virgins to suitors. Married to husbands. Huswifes to the house Mistresses to servants. THE GENTLEWOMANS COMPANION; Or, A Guide to the Female Sex: Containing Directions of Behaviour in All Places Whereunto Is Added, A Guide for Cook-maids T. for Edward Thomas: London, Item # 6 xrebound in 3/4 leather; marbled boards, with crudely gilt-lettered spine labels, pp + Advertisement (for a Cathartique.

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As, children to parents. “And when I considered the great need of such a Book as might be a Universal Companion and Guide to the Female Sex, in all Relations, Companies, Conditions, and states of Life, even from Child-hood down to Old Age; and from the Lady at the Court, to the Cook-Maid in the Country: I was at length prevailed upon to do it, and the rather because I knew not of any Book in any Language that hath.

The Companion is a conduct- as well as cookery-book (the recipes are mainly derived from her earlier works). It also contains an autobiography of the author. In truth it is a rank, but captivating, miscellany, including recipes, medical prescriptions, advice to servants and governesses, hints on upbringing, cosmetics and education, rules of social comportment and conduct, instructions and.

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This came first and foremost in [Hannah Woolley]’s The Gentlewomans Companion, or a guide to the Female Sex; Containing Directions of Behaviour in all Places, Companies, Relations, and Conditions, from their Childhood down to old age,10 published in This conduct-book started by warning women against the destructive power of the tongue Author: Michèle Lardy.

With letters and discourses upon all occasions. Whereunto is added, a guide for cook-maids, dairy-maids, chamber-maids, and all others that go to service. The whole being an exact rule for the female sex in general. The third edition. By Hannah Woolley Other titles: Gentlewomans companion Guide to the female sex Type: E-Book Online Access.

The gentlewomans companion; or, A guide to the female sex: containing directions of behaviour, in all places, companies, relations, and conditions, from their childhood down to old age: viz.

As, children to parents. Scholars to governours. Single to servants. Virgins to suitors. Married to husbands.

Huswifes to the house Mistresses to servants. Woolley, Hannah, The Gentlewomans Companion; or, a Guide to the Female Sex: containing directions of behaviour, in all places, companies, relations, and conditions from their childhood down to Cited by: This omission is remedied by a late seventeenth-century advice book The Gentlewomans Companion; or, A Guide to the Female Sex.

5 Here medical skills are considered essential as ‘it is a very commendable quality in Gentlewomen, whether young or old, to visit the sick; so it is impossible to do it with that charity some stand in need of Cited by: 5.

This omission is remedied by a late seventeenth‐century advice book The Gentlewomans Companion; or, A Guide to the Female Sex.5 5 This work is usually attributed to Hannah Wolley; however, Elaine Hobby has put forward convincing arguments to put the authorship of the work into dispute: idem, ‘ A Woman's Best Setting Out is Silence: The Cited by: 5.

Gentlewomans Companion; or, A Guide to the Female Sex.5 Here medical skills are considered essential as 'it is a very commendable quality in Gentlewomen, whether young or old, to visit the sick; so it is impossible to do it with that.

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The Gentlewomans Companion; or, A Guide to the Female Sex (London, ), –4. Reading medicine in early modern England The reading list put Author: Elaine Leong. The earliest mention I could find was in a book of etiquette, A Gentlewoman’s Companion, published in (below).

The first thing I noticed was the emphasis these instructions placed on having your elbows off the table as it appeared in the very first sentence of a chapter dedicated to ‘Behaviour at [the] Table’.

Gentlewoman's Guide to Murder Series, Book 1. By: Even the most intrepid female would quake at the prospect of managing eight footmen. Fortunately, Bea knows the perfect distraction - an intriguing mystery - and pays a call on the Countess of Abercrombie, who had promised her that very thing only the evening before.

When a murder is. This recipe was published in London in by an intriguing lady called Hannah Woolley in her book the Gentlewomans Companion. She was a maid to a wealthy lady in what is now the trendy suburb of Hackney in east London, and wrote the book when the death of her mistress put her out of employment.

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Gentlewomans Companion; Or, A Guide to the Female Sex With Letters and Discourses upon All Occasions (London: printed by T. for Edward Thomas, ) or The Polite Lady: Or, A Course of Female Education. In a Series of Letters, from a Mother to her Daughter (London.

Woolley, The Gentlewomans Companion: or, A Guide to the Female Sex (), pp.F. Hawkins, trans., Youth’s ehaviour or Decencie in onversation amongst Men (), the. Hannah Woolley, The Gentlewomans Companion; or, A Guide to the Female Sex Containing Directions of Behaviour, in all Places, Companies, Relations, and Conditions (London: A.

Maxwell for Dorman Newman, ), Q3r. Google ScholarAuthor: Helen Smith. That is why, as I noted at the outset of this book, there is such intense resistance to the very idea of a social history or sociology of truth’. Sex and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Chicago: The gentlewomans companion; or, A guide to the female sex containing directions of behaviour, in all places, companies, relations.Thomas Brown, The Fourth and Last Volume of the Works of Thomas Brown, Serious and Comical, 4 vols (London: Sam Briscoe, ), IV, pp.

– Google ScholarAuthor: Sara Read. () Hannah Wolley, The Gentlewomans Companion; or, A guide to the female sex containing directions of behaviour, in all places, companies, relations, and conditions, from their childhood down to old age (London, ), () Ibid. ().