The Reformed School

TitleThe Reformed School
Year for Search1650
AuthorsDury, John (1595-1680)
Date Published1650
PublisherPtd. by R.D.
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsMale author, Scottish author
Annotation

Presents what the author considers a eutopian school. Authoritarian. Religious instruction central. Educate both boys and girls, but regular stress on the greater need for girls being controlled. Lays out housing, diet, need for cleanliness and exercise. Gives a fairly detailed curriculum.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. ed. H. M. Knox. Liverpool, Eng.: Liverpool University Press, 1958, with an “Introduction” by the Editor (1-17), a Preface by Samuel Hartlib (18-21), “A Supplement to the Reformed School” (67-73), and “Notes” (77-82).

Info Notes

The editor says that while the date of publication had been thought to be 1649, it is now generally agreed to be 1650.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Scottish author (1595-1680).

Full Text

[1650] Dury, John (1595-1680). The Reformed School. London: Ptd. By R. D., [ca. 1650]. Rpt. ed. H. M. Knox. Liverpool, Eng.: Liverpool University Press, 1958, with an “Introduction” by the Editor (1-17, a Preface by Samuel Hartlib (18-21), “A Supplement to the Reformed School” (67-73), and “Notes” (77-82). The editor says that while the date of publication had been thought to be 1649, it is now generally agreed to be 1650. NjR

Presents what the author considers a eutopian school. Authoritarian. Religious instruction central. Educate both boys and girls, but regular stress on the greater need for girls being controlled. Lays out housing, diet, need for cleanliness and exercise. Gives a fairly detailed curriculum. Scottish author.