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Reading daughters' fictions, 1709-1834 : novels and society from Manley to Edgeworth

Author: Caroline Gonda
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge studies in Romanticism, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It has been argued that the eighteenth century witnessed a decline in paternal authority, and the emergence of more intimate, affectionate relationships between parent and child. In Reading Daughters' Fictions, Caroline Gonda draws on a wide range of novels and non-literary materials from the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, in order to examine changing representations of the father-daughter bond. She  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Manley, Mrs.; Maria Edgeworth; Manley, Mrs.; Maria Edgeworth; Maria Edgeworth; Manley, Mrs.; Englisch; A Andrae; Börngen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Gonda
ISBN: 0521553954 9780521553957
OCLC Number: 32746634
Description: xx, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Fictions of accident? Representations of incest in Manley, Barker and Haywood --
2. Amorous girls and tyrannical parents: Richardson and the limits of paternal authority --
Interlude. A Lady's Legacy: Sarah Scott and tests of filial duty --
3. Lessons of experience: Evelina and Camilla --
4. Schedoniac contours: the Sins of the Fathers in Gothic fiction --
5. Stepping out: from Elizabeth Inchbald to Mary Brunton --
6. Her father's daughter? The life and fictions of Maria Edgeworth.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Romanticism, 19.
Responsibility: Caroline Gonda.
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Caroline Gonda offers the first full-length, historically based study of the relationship between fathers and daughters in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century fiction. She draws on a wide  Read more...

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