British Women Writers And The French Revolution

British Women Writers And The French Revolution

by Adriana Craciun
     
 

British Women Writers and the French Revolution provides an overview of a wide range of British women's writings on the French Revolution, from writers sympathetic to the Revolution like Mary Robinson, Helen Maria Williams, and Charlotte Smith, to anti-revolutionary writers like Hannah More and Jane West. Based on new research in French and British archives

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British Women Writers and the French Revolution provides an overview of a wide range of British women's writings on the French Revolution, from writers sympathetic to the Revolution like Mary Robinson, Helen Maria Williams, and Charlotte Smith, to anti-revolutionary writers like Hannah More and Jane West. Based on new research in French and British archives and libraries, the book uncovers little-known writings by British women, and argues that these writers developed a distinct antinationalism, in some cases even a feminist cosmopolitanism, in their responses to the European revolutionary crisis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403902351
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Series:
Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and the Cultures of Print Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

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