A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers, 1660-1800

A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers, 1660-1800

by Janet Todd
     
 

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A unique peak into the lives of women authors like Abigail Adams, Aphra Behn, and Mary Wollstonecraft.  See more details below

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A unique peak into the lives of women authors like Abigail Adams, Aphra Behn, and Mary Wollstonecraft.

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Studies In English Literature
...its emergence in paperback is extremely welcome....on a large number of the writers included this is literally the only modern source to which we can turn.
Choice
This dictionary, consisting of almost 500 short essays on major and minor British and American women writers, is a major contribution to the field of women's literature...Recommended for undergraduate or graduate libraries, especially those serving women's studies programs.
Bookman's Weekly
...the first reference that has collected in one place information on the lives and works of women who were writing during the extraordinarily productive period from 1660 to 1800....it serves as an important foundation for further literary and women's studies scholarship.
CHOICE
This dictionary, consisting of almost 500 short essays on major and minor British and American women writers, is a major contribution to the field of women's literature...Recommended for undergraduate or graduate libraries, especially those serving women's studies programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847675562
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/1987
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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