Botanical Priscilla

The following researchers have written on Priscilla’s contribution to botany.

Fara, Patricia. Pandora’s Breeches : Women, Science and Power in the Enlightenment, London: Pimlico, 2004.

George, Sam. From Modest Shoot to Forward Plant: Botany and the Cultivation of the Female Mind in Eighteenth-century Literature, Ph.D Dissertation, University of York (UK), 2005.

George, Sam. ‘Epistolary Exchange: the Familiar Letter and the Female Botonist, 1760-1820’ In Journal of Literature and Science, Vol 4, No. 1, 2011, pp. 12-29.

Martin, Alison E. ‘Revolutions in Botany: Nation, Gender and Education in the French Translation of Priscilla Wakefield’s Introduction to Botany (1796)’ In  In Journal of Literature and Science, Vol 4, No. 1, 2011, pp. 30-43.

Shteir, Ann B. Cultivating Women, Cultivating Science : Flora’s Daughters and Botany in England, 1760-1860, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.  

Advertisements
Published in: on August 9, 2009 at 8:34 am  Leave a Comment  

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://pw1751.wordpress.com/2009/08/09/botanical-priscilla/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: