The Female Reader in the English Novel: From Burney to Austen [NOOK Book]

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In the second half of the eighteenth century the female reader was a frequent topic of cultural debate and moral concern. This book examines the variety of ways in which women ‘read’ the social world in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth-century novel.
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The Female Reader in the English Novel: From Burney to Austen

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Overview

In the second half of the eighteenth century the female reader was a frequent topic of cultural debate and moral concern. This book examines the variety of ways in which women ‘read’ the social world in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth-century novel.
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Meet the Author

Joe Bray lectures in English Language and Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is the author of The Epistolary Novel: Representations of Consciousness (Routledge, 2003) and co-editor of Ma(r)king The Text: The Presentation of Meaning on the Literary Page (Ashgate, 2000).

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Texts, Bodies, Readers Chapter 1: ‘The Easy Communication of Sentiments’: Frances Burney, Charlotte Smith and the Complications of Sympathy Chapter 2: ‘Reading Responsive Emotions’: Memoirs of Emma Courtney and Memoirs of Modern Philosophers Chapter 3: Elizabeth Inchbald: ‘Reading as a Critic, or Rather as an Author’ Chapter 4: Comparing ‘Likeness’ with ‘Likeness’: Belinda and the Portrait Chapter 5: ‘Absorbed Attention’: Catherine Morland, Anne Elliot and Fanny Price Conclusion

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    Posted December 3, 2012

    Insane

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