A feminine Enlightenment : British women writers and the philosophy of progress, 1759-1820 (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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A feminine Enlightenment : British women writers and the philosophy of progress, 1759-1820

Author: JoEllen DeLucia
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2017.
Series: Edinburgh critical studies in romanticism.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on her archival research, JoEllen DeLucia argues that women writers shaped Enlightenment conversations regarding the role of sentiment and gender in the civilising process. By reading women's literature alongside history and philosophy and moving between the 18th century and Romantic era, she challenges conventional historical and generic boundaries.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: JoEllen DeLucia
ISBN: 9781474408677 1474408672 9780748695942 074869594X
OCLC Number: 992552801
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2015.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource
Series Title: Edinburgh critical studies in romanticism.
Responsibility: JoEllen DeLucia.

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