ISBN-10:
0754654354
ISBN-13:
9780754654353
Pub. Date:
02/01/2007
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Gender and Utopia in the Eighteenth Century: Essays in English and French Utopian Writing / Edition 1

Gender and Utopia in the Eighteenth Century: Essays in English and French Utopian Writing / Edition 1

by Brenda Tooley, Nicole Pohl
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ISBN-13: 9780754654353
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/01/2007
Pages: 205
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Nicole Pohl is Senior Lecturer in English at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Brenda Tooley is Dean of the College and Vice-President of Academic Affairs at Cornell College, USA.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Nicole Pohl and Brenda Tooley; Utopian exchanges: negotiating difference in Utopia, Lee Cullen Khanna; A fragile utopia of sensibility: David Simple, Joseph F. Bartolomeo; Gothic utopia: heretical sanctuary in Ann Radcliffe's The Italian, Brenda Tooley; Rewriting Rousseau: Isabelle de Charrière's domestic dystopia, Caroline Weber; Utopia in the seraglio: feminist hermeneutics and Montesquieu's Lettres Persanes, Mary McAlpin; Transparency and the enlightenment body: utopian space in Sarah Scott's Millenium Hall and de Sade's The 120 Days of Sodom, Ana M. Acosta; 'Emperess of the world': gender and the voyage utopia, Nicole Pohl; 'A man might find every thing in your country': improvement, patriarchy and gender in Robert Paltock's The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins, Elizabeth Hagglund and Jonathan Laidlow; Generating regenerated generations: race, kinship and sexuality in Henry Neville's Isle of Pines, (1668) Seth Denbo; Thinking globally, acting locally: enlightenment utopianism for 21st-century feminists?, Alessa Johns; Works cited; Index.

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