Anna Maria van Schurman
Standard Name: Schurman, Anna Maria van
Birth Name: Anna Maria van Schurman
Nickname: The Tenth Muse
Utrecht, became not only a living proof of women's talents and capacity for education, as equal to those of men, but also a public advocate for opportunities for women to develop their God-given capacity. Later, as a leader of the religious sect of the , she renounced worldly learning and wrote only devotional works. Throughout her life she wrote letters in which she records the life of her mind and the development of her opinions., living in seventeenth-century
Schurman, Anna Maria van. Dissertatio, de ingenii mulienbris ad doctrinam, & meliores litteras aptitudine. Editor Beverwyck, Johan van, ex officina Elseviriana, 1641.
Schurman, Anna Maria van. Eukleria seu melioris partis electio. ex officina Cornelii van der Meulen, 1685.
Schurman, Anna Maria van. The Learned Maid; or, Whether a Maid may be a Scholar?. Translator Barksdale, Clement, John Redmayne, 1659.