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Ballaster, Rosalind

Overview
Works: 24 works in 108 publications in 1 language and 5,415 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  History  Humor  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Romance comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works  Love stories 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Most widely held works by Rosalind Ballaster
Fabulous orients fictions of the East in England, 1662-1785 by Rosalind Ballaster ( )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first book-length study of the oriental tale in England since 1908, Fabulous Orients is an original work of criticism which illustrates the centrality of narratives of and from the eastern territories of Turkey, Persia, China, and India in the formation of the novel and constructions of western identity in a culture on the threshold of empire. - ;Narrative moves. Stories migrate from one culture to another, over vast distances sometimes, but their path is often difficult to trace and obscured by time. Fabulous Orients looks at the traffic of narrative between Orient and Occident in the eig
Seductive forms women's amatory fiction from 1684-1740 by Rosalind Ballaster ( Book )
25 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book explores the ways in which three women novelists of the late-17th and early-18th centuries challenged and reworked both contemporary gender ideologies and generic convention
Fables of the East selected tales, 1662-1785 by Rosalind Ballaster ( )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a selection of the travel and fictional texts which transported 18th century readers to the exciting and exotic territories of Mughal India, Ottoman Turkey, Safavid Persia and Confucian China
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen ( Book )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her behaviour leaves her open to gossip. Meanwhile, Elinor is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment."--P. [4] of cover
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Miss Dashwood had a delicate complexion, regular features, and a remarkably pretty figure. Marianne was still handsomer. Her form, though not so correct as her sister's ... was more striking' As the title of Jane Austen's first published novel suggests, the difference between two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, lies not only in their appearance but also in their temperament. Yet Sense and Sensibility not only contrasts Elinor's good sense, her readiness to observe social forms and Marianne's impulsive candor, her warm but excessive sensibility; it also highlights their shared predicament in the face of a competitive marriage market. The sisters' parallel experience of love, and its threatened loss, causes both to readjust and question their own values. Jane Austen's satirical powers of observation and expression spare no one in this lively study of the constraints placed on gentry women in the eighteenth century. Ros Ballaster's introduction to this new Penguin Classics edition discusses Sense and Sensibility as domestic drama and as critique of the wider aesthetic, social and political concerns of Romanticism
New Atalantis by Manley ( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women's worlds : ideology, femininity, and the woman's magazine by Ros Ballaster ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of British women's writing ( )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There is a palpable sense of a transforming culture at the end of one century and the beginning of another in the writing of women between 1690 and 1750. This volume charts the most significant changes for a literary history of women: the beginnings of a discourse of 'enlightened' feminism, the response by women writers to the Cartesian and natural scientific revolutions of the later seventeenth centuries, and attempts by women both as writers and publishers to exploit the new possibilities in literary culture attendant on the establishment of new financial institutions . Contributions to this volume demonstrate that women were engaging in forms old and new in ways that sought to shape and transform rather than simply reflect or respond to the work of their male contemporaries. This is one of the earliest periods in which we can begin to recognise women as enjoying 'careers' as writers, experiencing public success through both print and manuscript circulation, name recognition, and sometimes indeed living by their writing. Chapters give generous space to close and attentive reading of the rich and creative texts produced by these writers. The quality and significance of individual writers' works is assessed in each essay as well as writers' contribution to specific discourses and contemporary debates of relevance to their position as women
The history of British women's writing ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume 4 charts the most significant changes for a literary history of women in a period that saw the beginnings of a discourse of 'enlightened feminism'. It reveals that women engaged in forms old and new, seeking to shape and transform the culture of letters rather than simply reflect or respond to the work of their male contemporaries
The history of British women's writing, 1690-1750 by Ros Ballaster ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume four of the Series 'The History of British Women's Writing' charts the most significant changes for a literary history of women in a period that saw the beginnings of a discourse of 'enlightened feminism'. It reveals that women engaged in forms old and new, seeking to shape and transform the culture of letters rather than simply reflect or respond to the work of their male contemporaries
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elinor, always sensitive to social convention, is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment
The history of British women's writing, 1690-1750 by Rosalind Ballaster ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume charts the most significant changes for a literary history of women in a period that saw the beginnings of a discourse of 'enlightened feminism'. It reveals that women engaged in forms old and new, seeking to shape and transform the culture of letters rather than simply reflect or respond to the work of their male contemporaries
Sense and Sensibility: Edited with an Introduction by Ros Ballaster, with the original Penguin Classics Introduction by Tony Tanner (Penguin Classics) by Jane Austen ( )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sense & sensibility by Jane Austen ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents, in graphic novel format, a tale of English country manners in which two sisters, one sensible and one impulsive, wrestle with their attractions to unsuitable men after they are forced to leave their family home following the death of their father
Penguin Classics Introduction to Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen by Rosalind Ballaster ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of British women's writing, 1500-1610 ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rethinking the history of women's writing and literary history itself, this volume examines the diversity of early women's writing (from verse and songs to household records and recipes), offering a new paradigm for understanding women's shaping roles in the literary, religious, and political movements of the 16th century
Fables of the East selected tales, 1662-1785 ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Two sisters, one practical and conventional and the other emotional and sentimental, find that only through compromise of their mutual differences can they get along
Sense and sensibility ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In nineteenth-century England, two sisters are drawn into unhappy romances despite the cool judgment of one and the emotional intensity of the other
 
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