Women in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of Femininity / Edition 1

Women in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of Femininity / Edition 1

by Vivien Jones
     
 

This anthology gathers together various texts by and about women, ranging from 'conduct' manuals to pamphlets on prostitution, from medical texts to critical definitions of women's writing, from anti-female satires to appeals for female equality. By making this material more widely available, Women in the Eighteenth Century complements the current upsurge in

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This anthology gathers together various texts by and about women, ranging from 'conduct' manuals to pamphlets on prostitution, from medical texts to critical definitions of women's writing, from anti-female satires to appeals for female equality. By making this material more widely available, Women in the Eighteenth Century complements the current upsurge in feminist writing on eighteenth-century literary history and offers students the opportunity to make their own rereadings of literary texts and their ideological contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415034890
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/24/1990
Series:
World and Word Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.61(d)

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