The History of British Women's Writing, 1750-1830
  • Author : J. Labbe
  • Release Date : 20 August 2010
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 363
  • ISBN 13 : 9780230297012

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Book excerpt: This period witnessed the first full flowering of women's writing in Britain. This illuminating volume features leading scholars who draw upon the last 25 years of scholarship and textual recovery to demonstrate the literary and cultural significance of women in the period, discussing writers such as Austen, Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley.

The History of British Women s Writing  1750 1830

The History of British Women s Writing 1750 1830

Author : J. Labbe
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Social Science
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This period witnessed the first full flowering of women's writing in Britain. This illuminating volume features leading scholars who draw upon the last 25 years of scholarship and textual recovery to demonstrate the literary and cultural significance of women in the period, discussing writers such as Austen, Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley....

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Publisher : Springer
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Publisher : Springer
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Publisher : Springer
Genre : Social Science
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Author : M. Joannou
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Social Science
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Publisher : Springer
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Publisher : Springer
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Publisher : Springer
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Publisher : Springer
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Publisher : Springer
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This book traces specific cases of how evangelical and Methodist discourse practices interacted with major cultural and literary events during the long eighteenth century, from the rise of the novel to the Revolution controversy of the 1790s to the shifting ground for women writers leading up to the Reform era ...