Memoirs of Emma Courtney

Memoirs of Emma Courtney

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Overview

This novel is one of the most articulate expressions of the frustrations of a woman living in late eighteenth-century English society. It questions marital arrangements and courtship rituals by depicting a woman who actively pursues the man she loves. The novel suggests the need for improvement in the laws of society which 'have enslaved, enervated, and degraded woman.'

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780192837295
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/01/1900
Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Eleanor Ty is Assistant Professor of English at Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario.

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