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The Feminization of Fame 1750-1830
     

The Feminization of Fame 1750-1830

by C. Brock
 
This book addresses the literary, cultural and historical questions surrounding the reconceptualization of fame between 1750-1830. It examines genres from history writing to literature, public and private memoirs to political treatises in English and in French in order to explore 'The age of personality's' obsession with instantaneous publicity.

Overview

This book addresses the literary, cultural and historical questions surrounding the reconceptualization of fame between 1750-1830. It examines genres from history writing to literature, public and private memoirs to political treatises in English and in French in order to explore 'The age of personality's' obsession with instantaneous publicity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403989918
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/11/2006
Series:
Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and the Cultures of Print Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Meet the Author

CLAIRE BROCK is a Lecturer in the English Department at the University of Leicester.

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