Women in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of Femininity / Edition 1by Vivien Jones
Pub. Date: 05/24/1990
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
more widely available, Women in the Eighteenth Century complements the current upsurge in/i>
This anthology gathers together various texts by and about women, ranging from `conduct' manuals to pamphlets on prostitution, from medical texts to critical definitions of women's writing, from anti-female satires to appeals for female equality. By making this material
more widely available, Women in the Eighteenth Century complements the current upsurge in feminist writing on eighteenth-century literary history and offers students the opportunity to make their own rereadings of literary texts and their ideological contexts.
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