Aristocratic Women and the Literary Nation, 1832-1867

Aristocratic Women and the Literary Nation, 1832-1867

by M. O'Cinneide, Muireann Ó'Cinnéide, Muireann O'cinneide
     
 

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Aristocratic women flourished in the Victorian literary world, their combination of class privilege and gendered exclusion generating distinctively socialized modes of participation in cultural and political activity. Their writing offers animportant trope through which to consider the nature of political, private and public spheres.

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Aristocratic women flourished in the Victorian literary world, their combination of class privilege and gendered exclusion generating distinctively socialized modes of participation in cultural and political activity. Their writing offers animportant trope through which to consider the nature of political, private and public spheres.

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"[This] book will be of interest to both feminists and historians of the novel." - Miriam Elizabeth Burstein, College at Brockport, SUNY

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230546707
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/03/2008
Series:
Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
241
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

MUIREANN O'CINNEIDE is a Lecturer in English at St. Peter's College at University of Oxford. Her research centers on women's writing, politics, and empire, particularly travel literature.

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