A Feminist Introduction to Romanticism / Edition 1

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Overview

Elizabeth Fay's invaluable book addresses the student in an immediate and direct manner to provide an unequalled introduction to the issues most important for feminist analyses of Romantic literature.

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"Drawing heavily on the many new historical and feminist interrogations of British romantic texts over the last decade, Elizabeth Fay provides a useful overview of the major areas of feminist enquiry into canonical and non-canonical romantic writing. Fay provides several fresh insights into non-canonical texts as well as helpful classifications of the range of women's writing in the romantic period." Studies in Romanticism
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631198956
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/28/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 7.87 (w) x 9.84 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Fay is Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She the author of Becoming Wordsworthian: A Performative Aesthetics (1994) and of Eminent Rhetoric (1994).

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

List of Women Writers Discussed.

1 A Feminist Approach to Romantic Studies and the Case of Austen.

Standard Definitions and Revisions.

The Historical Period.

Feminist Theory and Romantic Studies.

Jane Austen, a Case Study.

2 Women and Politics: Writing Revolution.

Letters and the Maternal: Political Metaphors.

Revolution as a Frame of Mind.

Revolutionary Writing.

Maternal Nationalism and Children's Literature.

3 Women and the Gothic: Literature as Home Politics.

Defining the Gothic.

The Gothic as Domestic: Social Critique Gothics.

Psychological Drama Gothics.

The Romance of Real Life and the Radical Critique.

4 Women and Thought: Intellectual Critique.

The Bluestocking Circle in London.

Dissent and the Rights of the Home.

Women and History.

Literary Criticism as Art.

Intellectuality and the Years of Reaction.

5 Women and Identity: Visuality in Romantic Texts.

Seeing and Seen: The Writer and the Proper Lady.

Display and the Specular Heroine.

Tableaux Vivants, Theatrics and Burney's The Wanderer.

Conclusion.

Bibliography.

Index.

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