A Literary History of Women's Writing in Britain, 1660-1789 PDF ePub eBook

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A Literary History of Women's Writing in Britain, 1660-1789 free pdf Drawing on three decades of feminist scholarship bent on rediscovering lost and abandoned women writers, Susan Staves provides a comprehensive history of women's writing in Britain from the Restoration to the French Revolution. This major work of criticism also offers fresh insights about women's writing in all literary forms, not only fiction, but also poetry, drama, memoir, autobiography, biography, history, essay, translation and the familiar letter. Authors celebrated in their own time and who have been neglected, and those who have been revalued and studied, are given equal attention. The book's organisation by chronology and its attention to history challenge the way we periodise literary history. Each chapter includes a list of key works written in the period covered, as well as a narrative and critical assessment of the works. This magisterial work includes a comprehensive bibliography and list of prevalent editions of the authors discussed.

About Susan Staves

Susan Staves is Paul Prosswimmer Professor of Humanities Emerita at Brandeis University.

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Author : Susan Staves
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 10 June 2010
ISBN : 0521130514
EAN : 9780521130516
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 550 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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