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A Rule for Children

in A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print June 2003 | ISBN: 9780226648316
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226648347 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.003.0005
A Rule for Children

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This chapter presents A Rule for Children, an educational treatise in which Jacqueline Pascal explains her practice and theory as schoolmistress, starting in 1653. The first part of the treatise explains the mechanics of a typical school day at the convent; the second part dwells on the spirit that should animate teacher and student.

Keywords: educational treatise; convent; school day; schoolmistress

Chapter.  24221 words. 

Subjects: Literature

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