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Kelly, Gary

Works: 54 works in 325 publications in 2 languages and 6,106 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Feminist fiction  History  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Reference works  Fictional autobiographies  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Publishing director
Classifications: PR5841.W8, 823.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gary Kelly
The English Jacobin novel 1780-1805 by Gary Kelly( Book )

13 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British reform writers, 1789-1832( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on literary figures during the period of intense political debates following the outbreak of the French Revolution to the passing of the Great Reform Bill of 1832. Provides information on reform writers that were important or unusual, remarkable or representative in some way as a writer during this period
British reform writers, 1832-1914 by Gary Kelly( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on British reform writers during a time when Britain struggled to establish a new and stable political, social and economic order. Includes major writers as well as others known mainly as sociopolitical thinkers, reformers, and socialists as well as reform oriented critics and educators
English fiction of the romantic period, 1789-1830 by Gary Kelly( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary, a fiction and the wrongs of woman by Mary Wollstonecraft( Book )

43 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Wollstonecraft is best known for her pioneering views on the rights of women to share equal rights and opportunities with men. They are expressed here in two novels in which heroines have to rely on their own resources to establish their independence and intellectual development. Strongly autobiographical, both novels powerfully complement Wollstonecraft's non-fictional writing, inspired by the French Revolution and the social upheavals that followed. New to this edition is a completely rewritten introduction that incorporates the latest scholarship and features a consideration of the social formation of Wollstonecraft as a Revolutionary feminist and her literary-political career, as well as a critical account of the two novels. A new bibliography includes all the latest critical writing on Wollstonecraft, while heavily revised notes link her fiction to her extensive reading, her other writings and major events and issues of the day. In addition, the text has been completely reset, making it easier on the eyes. It is by far the highest quality edition available, and a great choice for readers interested in pre-Victorian literature and feminist history. - Publisher
Revolutionary feminism : the mind and career of Mary Wollstonecraft by Gary Kelly( Book )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolutionary feminism grew out of the cultural revolution that founded the modern state in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. That cultural revolution responded to the revolution in France, and at the center of both revolutions was the question of the rights and duties of women. Mary Wollstonecraft's mind and career were shaped in response to these revolutions, leading her to formulate a feminism for her time--revolutionary feminism. This book describes the growth of Wollstonecraft's mind and career, and examines all her writings as experiments in revolutionizing writing in terms of her revolutionary feminism
Women, writing, and revolution, 1790-1827 by Gary Kelly( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French Revolution stirred a bitter debate in Britain concerning the nature of civil society and the political nation. This is an original and lively study of the efforts of contemporary women writers to base a reformed state and national culture on virtues and domains traditionally conceded to women. The pre-Revolutionary call for the feminization of culture acquired new and controversial meaning during the Revolution debate with the claims of Mary Wollstonecraft and others for intellectual, vocational, sexual, and even political equality with men. But women writers of the period were faced with a literary discourse that assigned learned, sublime, and controversial genres, and public and political themes, to men. Women writers therefore undertook bold literary experiments that were derided and suppressed in their time, and which are still misunderstood. Gary Kelly investigates this hitherto neglected achievement by combining a wide survey of women's writing in its historical context with detailed analyses of three leading women writers: Helen Maria Williams, the eyewitness to the Revolution most widely read in Britain; the determined feminist and self-styled 'female philosopher' Mary Hays; and Elizabeth Hamilton, relentless 'feminizer' of supposedly 'masculine' discourse, from satire to social reform and from classics to theology
A description of Millenium Hall by Sarah Scott( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Bluestocking feminism : writings of the Bluestocking Circle, 1738-1785( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford history of popular print culture( Book )

in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planned nine-volume series devoted to the exploration of popular print culture in English from the beginning of the sixteenth century to the present
Varieties of female gothic( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lydia Sigourney : selected poetry and prose by L. H Sigourney( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lydia Huntley Sigourney (1791-1865) was the most widely read and respected pre-Civil War American woman poet in the English-speaking world. In a halfcentury career, Sigourney produced a wide range of poetry and prose envisaging the United States as a new kind of republic with a unique mission in history, one in which women like herself had a central role." "In this Broadview edition, a representative selection of poetry and prose from across her career illustrates Sigourney's national vision and the diversity of forms she used to promote it. In the appendices, letters and documents illustrate her working methods in what she called her "kitchen in Parnassus.""--Jacket
Bluestocking feminism by Sarah Robinson Scott( Book )

49 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newgate narratives( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Varieties of female gothic by Jane Porter( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical gothic( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of romanticism by Gary Kelly( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Scott & Clara Reeve( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newgate Narratives by Gary Kelly( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a representative body of Romantic and early Victorian crime literature. This work contains ephemeral material ranging from gallows broadsides to reports into prison conditions. It is suitable for those studying Literature, Romantic and Victorian popular culture, Dickens Studies and the History of Criminology
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British reform writers, 1832-1914
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English fiction of the romantic period, 1789-1830Mary, a fiction and the wrongs of womanRevolutionary feminism : the mind and career of Mary WollstonecraftWomen, writing, and revolution, 1790-1827A description of Millenium HallBluestocking feminism : writings of the Bluestocking Circle, 1738-1785The Oxford history of popular print cultureVarieties of female gothic