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The history of Sir George Ellison

Author: Sarah Scott; Betty Rizzo
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1996.
Series: Eighteenth-century novels by women.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The reprint of an 18th Century novel on an ideal society run by single women. The book was written in 1776 by an Englishwoman who was avant-garde for her day. Under the guise of fiction, she gives her views on subjects ranging from marriage to slavery. With an introduction by the editor.
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Genre/Form: Feminist fiction
Utopian fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scott, Sarah, 1723-1795.
History of Sir George Ellison.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1996
(OCoLC)605070375
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Scott; Betty Rizzo
ISBN: 0813119383 9780813119380 0813108497 9780813108490
OCLC Number: 32737768
Description: xlv, 235 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Eighteenth-century novels by women.
Responsibility: Sarah Scott ; Betty Rizzo, editor.

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In this sequel to "A Description of Millennium Hall", Scott addresses issues of slavery, marriage, education, law and social justice, class pretensions, and the position of women in society,  Read more...

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"The issues of slavery, female education, and marriage make it of interest to cultural critics." -- "Wordsworth Circle"

 
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