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

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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. The collection features six fictions, including both racy early work and later experimental prose fiction, two plays, and some powerful political writing.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195108460
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 1/28/1999
  • Series: Women Writers in English Series
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Selected Bibliography
Note on the Texts
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) 143
From The Wig (1756) 299
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