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Selected Fiction and Drama of Eliza Haywood: Women Writers in English 1350-1850
     

Selected Fiction and Drama of Eliza Haywood: Women Writers in English 1350-1850

by Eliza Fowler Haywood, Paula R. Backscheider
 

ISBN-10: 0195108469

ISBN-13: 9780195108460

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This exciting edition gathers together for the first time a sampling of Haywood's writings generous enough to represent the full range of her fiction and drama and includes material from each decade of her long writing life. All texts come back into print here and here alone. The collection features six fictions, including both racy early work and later

Overview

This exciting edition gathers together for the first time a sampling of Haywood's writings generous enough to represent the full range of her fiction and drama and includes material from each decade of her long writing life. All texts come back into print here and here alone. The collection features six fictions, including both racy early work and later experimental prose fiction, two plays, and some powerful political writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195108460
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Women Writers in English Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Acknowledgementsxi
Introductionxiii
Selected Bibliographyxliv
Note on the Textsxlvi
A Wife to Be Lett: A Comedy (1724)1
The City Jilt; or, The Alderman Turn'd Beau: A Secret History (1726)83
The Mercenary Lover: or, The Unfortunate Heiresses (1726)121
From The Fruitless Enquiry (1727)163
The Opera of Operas; or, Tom Thumb the Great (1733)171
From Adventures of Eovaai, Princess of Ijaveo (1736)221
From The Invisible Spy (1755)243
From The Wife (1756)299

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