"This first modern edition ... of Alice Thornton's autobiography is not just important to scholars of early modern history and literature; it is essential." - Catherine Loomis, author of The Death of Elizabeth I: Remembering and Reconstructing the Virgin Queen "A valuable addition to the discussion of how early modern people experienced and negotiated grief, loss, and illness." - Joe Eldridge Carney, author of Fairy Tale Queens: Representations of Early Modern Queenship
About the Author
Raymond A. Anselment
is an emeritus professor of English at the University of Connecticut. He is the author and editor of several books, including The Realms of Apollo: Literature and Healing in Seventeenth-Century England
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Outstanding Academic Book.