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Women, writing and the public sphere, 1700-1830

Author: Elizabeth Eger
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
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In this book, an international team of specialists examine the dynamic relation between women and the public sphere between 1700 and 1830. Drawing on literary and visual evidence, contributors  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Eger
ISBN: 052102580X 0521771064 9780521771061 9780521025805
OCLC Number: 186429262
Description: xii, 320 s. : illustrations
Contents: List of illustrators; List of contributors; Preface and acknowledgements; Introduction: women, writing and representation Elizabeth Eger, Charlotte Grant, Cliona O'Gallchoir and Penny Warburton; Part I. Women in the Public Eye: 1. Coffee-women, The Spectator and the public sphere in the early eighteenth century Markman Ellis; 2. Misses, murderesses and magdalens: women in the public eye Caroline Gonda; Part II. Consuming Arts: 3. The choice of Hercules: the polite arts and 'female excellence' in eighteenth-century London Charlotte Grant; 4. Representing culture: The Nine Living Muses of Great Britain (1779) Elizabeth Eger; 5. A moral purchase: femininity, commerce and abolition, 1788-1792 Kate Davies; Part III. Learned Ladies: From Bluestockings to Cosmopolitan Intellectuals: 6. Bluestocking feminism Gary Kelly; 7. Catharine Macaulay: history, republicanism and the public sphere Susan Wiseman; 8. Gender, nation and revolution: Maria Edgeworth and Stephanie-Felicite de Genlis Cliona O Gallchoir; 9. Salons, Alps and Cordilleras: Helen Maria Williams, Alex von Humboldt and the discourse of Romantic travel Nigel Leask; Part IV. The Female Subject: 10. The most public sphere of all: the family Sylvana Tomaselli; 11. Theorising public opinion: Elizabeth Hamilton's model of self, sympathy and society Penny Warburton; 12. Intimate connections: scandalous memoirs and epistolary indiscretion Mary Jacobus; Bibliography; Index.
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