Ann B. Shteir

Standard Name: Shteir, Ann B.

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Literary responses Frances Arabella Rowden
Literary historian Ann B. Shteir raises the question whether Rowden, in accommodating scientific study to the bounds prescribed by antifeminist practice, is herself part of the backlash.
Shteir, Ann B. Cultivating Women, Cultivating Science. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
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Rowden, however, aimed to prevent the banishment...
Literary responses Margaret Bryan
MB 's work met with approval and admiration from scientist Charles Hutton .
Phillips, Patricia. The Scientific Lady. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1990.
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Her reputation as a science writer no doubt accounted for the mistaken attribution to her of the eighth edition of Jane Marcet
Literary responses Maria Elizabetha Jacson
Scholar Ann B. Shteir finds MEJ better versed in her subject, writing at a higher level, than some others who participated with her in the same wave of women's science writing.
Shteir, Ann B. “Botanical Dialogues: Maria Jacson and Women’s Popular Science Writing in England”. Eighteenth-Century Studies, No. 3, pp. 301 - 17.
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Literary responses Maria Elizabetha Jacson
Ann B. Shteir considers that the confident tone and command of materialhere anticipate Mary Somerville 's much more advanced scientific expositions of the 1830s, but that again the tone did not perfectly match the...
Literary responses Maria Elizabetha Jacson
Ann B. Shteir finds that this book's blend of first-person experimental results with scientific discussion has few counterparts among botanical writings by women.
Shteir, Ann B. Cultivating Women, Cultivating Science. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
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Publishing Maria Elizabetha Jacson
Her great-nephew suggested that she wrote this book four years before it appeared. The first edition (with two coloured plates and plans for flowerbeds) mentioned her address (Somersal Hall) as well as her...
Reception Maria Elizabetha Jacson
Ann B. Shteir , though she admires MEJ 's learning and her power of exposition, calls the book overly long and relentlessly earnest.
Shteir, Ann B. Cultivating Women, Cultivating Science. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
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She also singles out as deeply jarring
Shteir, Ann B. “Botanical Dialogues: Maria Jacson and Women’s Popular Science Writing in England”. Eighteenth-Century Studies, No. 3, pp. 301 - 17.
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a passage in...
Textual Production Anna Seward
Literary historian Ann B. Shteir thinks AS may be the author of The Backwardness of the Spring Accounted For, a poem written into a copy of Linnaeus 's A System of Vegetables, 1783...
Textual Production Priscilla Wakefield
PW argued in her introduction that everything hitherto published on the subject of botany was too expensive, as well as too diffuse and scientific for young people, so that there was a place for a...
Textual Production Margaret Atwood
MA published with Natural Science of Canada at Toronto in 1977 a book of early nineteenth-century history: Days of the Rebels, 1815-1840, in a series called Canada's Illustrated Heritage. Her Frank Gerstein lectures...
Textual Production Frances Jacson
FJ began keeping a diary in 1790 and continued it until October 1837. The later volumes are now at Lancashire Record Office , while of earlier ones only excerpts transcribed by her great-nephew Charles Roger Jacson

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