Judith Sargent Murray: A Brief Biography with Documents (The Bedford Series in History and Culture)
Publish Date: 1998-02-15
Author: Sheila L. Skemp
Judith Sargent Murray (1751-1820) was at the center of the post-Revolution discussion concerning the proper role of women in the new Republic. Her voice dominated American discussion of women's character and their future in both intimate and public life. Here, Sheila Skemp supports her biographical essay with 15 of Murray's letters, essays, and poems.