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Women, Gender, and Print Culture in Eighteenth-century Britain: Essays in M…



This edited collection, a tribute to eighteenth-century scholar Betty Rizzo, builds on her important work on epistolarity, print culture, and women’s relationships in life and literature. Treating topics ranging from Austen’s novels to the work of the current artist Sophie Calle, the book will appeal to students and scholars of eighteenth-century British literature and culture and to those interested in women’s writing and women’s relationships in the eighteenth century-and today-and in…

Women Gender And Print Culture In Eighteenth Century Britain

ISBN 10 : 9781611461428
ISBN 13 : 1611461421

This edited collection, a tribute to the late noted eighteenth-century scholar Betty Rizzo, testifies to her influence as a researcher, writer, teacher, and mentor. The essays, wri..


The Culture Of Sensibility

ISBN 10 : 0226037142
ISBN 13 : 9780226037141

G. J. Barker-Benfield documents the emergence of the culture of sensibility that transformed British society of the eighteenth century. His account focuses on the rise of new moral..


Writing British Infanticide

ISBN 10 : 0874138191
ISBN 13 : 9780874138191

The essays brought together in this volume pose the question: How are we to understand the proliferation of writing about child-murder in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain..


Gender And Utopia In The Eighteenth Century

ISBN 10 : 9781409489719
ISBN 13 : 140948971X

Focusing on eighteenth-century constructions of symbolic femininity and eighteenth-century women's writing in relation to contemporary utopian discourse, this volume adjusts our un..


Gender And The Formation Of Taste In Eighteenth Century Britain

ISBN 10 : 0521593263
ISBN 13 : 9780521593267

Beauty is one of the most important and intriguing ideas in eighteenth-century culture. In Gender and the Formation of Taste in Eighteenth-Century Britain Robert Jones provides a f..


British Women S Writing In The Long Eighteenth Century

ISBN 10 : 9780230595972
ISBN 13 : 0230595979

A constellation of new essays on authorship, politics and history, British Women's Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century: Authorship, Politics and History presents the latest thin..


A New Imperial History

ISBN 10 : 0521007968
ISBN 13 : 9780521007962

This pioneering collection of essays charts an exciting new field in British studies, 'the new imperial history'. Leading scholars from history, literature and cultural studies tac..


The Clothes That Wear Us

ISBN 10 : 0874136725
ISBN 13 : 9780874136722

"In these essays, ranging in period from the 1670s to the 1790s, and in place from England to Ireland, France, Germany, America, and Barbados, we can trace ways in which dress arti..


Gender Society And Print Culture In Late Stuart England

ISBN 10 : 0754604969
ISBN 13 : 9780754604969

Focusing on a largely unknown type of popular print culture that developed in the late 1600s - the coffee house periodical - Helen Berry here offers new evidence that the politics ..


Periodical Literature In Eighteenth Century America

ISBN 10 : 1572333197
ISBN 13 : 9781572333192

Similar to the "digital revolution" of the last century, the colonial and early national periods were a time of improved print technologies, exploding information, faster communica..


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