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The arraignment of lewd, idle, froward, and unconstant women

Joseph Swetnam

The arraignment of lewd, idle, froward, and unconstant women

or, The vanity of them, chuse you whether. With, a commendation of the wise, vertuous, and honest women. Pleasant for married-men, profitable for young-men, and hurtfvll to none

by Joseph Swetnam

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Published by printed by E.C. for F. Grove, on Snow-hill, near the Sarazens-head in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800,
  • Misogyny -- England -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesArraignment of lewd, idle, froward, and unconstant women, Vanity of them, chuse you whether
    GenreControversial literature, Early works to 1800
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2046:7
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[8], 63, [1] p
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15424477M

    Joseph Swetnam, From The Arraignment of Lewd, Idle, Froward, and Unconstant Women (Chapter III) Raphael Holinshed, From Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland (On Welsh Women) From Act III, Scene I of Henry IV, Part I: Prompt Copy Excerpts of Welsh Passages 4. The "Education" of a Prince Roger Ascham, From The SchoolmasterBrand: Bedford/St. Martin's.   Ms. Sowerman was responding to Joseph Swetnam, whose ''arraignment'' of lewd, idle, ''froward'' and unconstant women had been published a short time before.

    Abstract. In , twelve years after James I ascended to the throne of England, Joseph Swetnam published The Arraignment of Lewd, idle, froward, and unconstant Women, a venomous, but not highly original polemic against women, accusing them, among other things, of bringing men to spiritual and secular ruin. 1 Two years and several editions later, three authors, Rachel Speght, Ester Cited by: 1.   Arggggh I don't have any time left to find the article online, but it's Joseph Swetnam's The Arraignment of Lewd, Idle, Froward, and Unconstant Women. Enjoy!

    It is a prose refutation of Joseph Swetnam's misogynistic tract, The Arraignment of Lewd, Idle, Froward, and Unconstant Women, and a significant contribution to the Protestant discourse of biblical exegesis, defending women's nature and the worth of womankind.   The tract, titled in part “The arraignment of lewd, idle, froward and unconstant women” (froward meant disobedient), was published amid early modern anxiety and debate about women Author: Nina Renata Aron.


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In John Swetnam's misogynist pamphlet The Arraignment of Lewd, Idle, Froward, and Unconstant Women () induced English women to enter the debate on the woman question that had been boiling on the continent for 2 centuries.

The debate was in part a game of wit played by men for their own amusement or the patronage of women, in part a serious discussion of women's abilities. The araignment of leuud, idle, froward, and vnconstant women or the vanitie of them, choose you whether: with a commendation of wise, vertuous and honest women: pleasant for married men, profitable for young men, and hurtfull to none.

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With, a Commendat idle. The Arraignment of Lewd, Idle, Froward, and Unconstant Women. Full title. The Araignment of Lewd, Idle, Froward, and Unconstant Women: or the Vanitie of them, choose you whether: with a Commendacion of Wise, Vertuous and Honest Women: Pleasant for Married Men, Profitable for Young Men, and Hurtfull to None.

Joseph Swetnam – “The Arraignment of Lewd, Idle, Froward and Unconstant Women” (excerpts) The printing revolution did on a smaller scale what the Internet revolution did – every club bore and misogynist could get a platform for his views.

The central piece of evidence we have about Swetnam’s life outside of fencing is a pamphlet published in entitled The Arraignment of Lewd, idle, froward, and unconstant women. While this misogynistic work does not mention fencing, it is probably the best known thing Swetnam wrote and thus I feel obliged to mention it no matter how much I disagree with its thesis.

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The arraignment of lewd, idle, froward, and vnconstant women or, the vanitie of them; chuse you whether. With a commendation of the wise, vertuous, and honest woman.

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Subsequent references are cited parenthetically in the text. Subsequent references are cited parenthetically in the by: 1. Swetnam, Joseph. The arraignment of lewd, idle froward, and unconstant women or, the vanities of them; (chuse you whether) with a commendation of the wise, vertuous, and honest women.

To which is added, a second part: containing merry dialogues, witty poems, and jovial songs. MOses describeth a Woman thus: At the first beginning (saith hee) a woman was made to be a helper vnto man, & so they are indeed: for she helpeth to spend and consume that which man painefully getteth.

Hee also saith that they were made of the ribbe of a man, and that their froward nature sheweth; for a ribbe is a crooked thing, good for nothing else, and women are crooked by nature: for small. The arraignment of lewd, idle, froward, and unconstant women: or, The vanity of them, chuse you whether.

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