Botanical entanglements : women, natural science, and the arts in eighteenth-century England / Anna K. Sagal.

By: Sagal, Anna K, 1985- [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2022Copyright date: ©2022Description: ix, 281 pages : [6] color illustrations ; 24 cmISBN: 0813946956; 9780813946955; 9780813946962; 0813946964Subject(s): Natural history -- England -- History -- 18th century | Women naturalists -- England -- History -- 18th century | Art and natural history -- England -- History -- 18th century | Natural history literature -- Women authorsLOC classification: QH21.G7 | S24 2022Summary: "This book examines the subversive ways in which women made their mark on the scientific landscape of eighteenth-century England. By taking advantage of intersections between domesticity, femininity, and nature, the writers and artists of this study laid claim to a specific authority on naturalist subjects, ranging from botany to entomology to natural history more broadly"--
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Includes bibliographical references (257-272) and index.

"This book examines the subversive ways in which women made their mark on the scientific landscape of eighteenth-century England. By taking advantage of intersections between domesticity, femininity, and nature, the writers and artists of this study laid claim to a specific authority on naturalist subjects, ranging from botany to entomology to natural history more broadly"--

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