ISBN-10:
0521372542
ISBN-13:
9780521372541
Pub. Date:
12/01/1989
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Warrior Women and Popular Balladry 1650-1850

Warrior Women and Popular Balladry 1650-1850

by Dianne Dugaw

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ISBN-13: 9780521372541
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/01/1989
Series: Cambridge Studies in Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Thought Series , #4
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of figures; Prologue; Part I. The Ballads and Their Heroine: 1. Popular Balladry, Mary Ambree, and the Beginnings of the Female Warrior Motif, 1600-1650; 2. The Fashion for Female Warrior Ballads: New 'Hits' and Old Favourites, 1650-1800; 3. The Museum Life of Mary Ambree and the Decline of the Female Warrior, 1800 to the Present; 4. The Female Warrior Motif as an Idea; Part II. Reading The Female Warrior: 5. The Female Warrior and Everyday Life in the Early Modern World; 6. The Female Warrior and the Construction of Gender; 7. Hic-Mulier: Imaginative Preoccupation and Genotype for the Female Warrior; 8. The Female Warrior, Gay's Polly, and the Heroic Ideal; Epilogue; Notes; Appendix; Selected bibliography.

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