Literary relations : kinship and the canon, 1660-1830 (eBook, 2005) []
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Literary relations : kinship and the canon, 1660-1830

Literary relations : kinship and the canon, 1660-1830

Author: Jane Spencer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Looking at both real-life relationships between writers and the metaphorical use of kinship terms, this text explores issues in gender theory, as well as recent studies of canon formation.

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Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spencer, Jane.
Literary relations.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005019765
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Spencer
ISBN: 9781429492904 1429492902 9780191718731 0191718734
OCLC Number: 171290750
Description: 1 online resource (268 pages)
Contents: Fathers and mentors --
The mighty mother --
Brothers, sisters, and new provinces of writing --
Women in the literary family.
Responsibility: Jane Spencer.
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The English literary tradition has been constituted as a patriarchal family. Great fathers are supposed to pass on a place to worthy sons. This book shows how kinship and mentoring relationships  Read more...


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Helpful in thinking about both women writers and women's supporting roles. * Elizabeth Helsinger, Studies in English Literature *

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