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British Women Writers and Race, 1788-1818: Narrations of Modernity

British Women Writers and Race, 1788-1818: Narrations of Modernity (Hardback)

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This book presents a unique sociological examination of British raciology, focusing on women's literary works of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and drawing from a range of academic disciplines, particularly literature, history and cultural studies. Wright traces the emergence of British modernity through the writings of a select group of women writers (including Jane Austen, Hannah More, Fanny Burney, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley and Maria Edgeworth) of diverse political and philosophical affiliations, and fills a gap in scholarship on feminist accounts of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century women's writing.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 01/03/2005 ISBN-13: 9781403945495  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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EAMON WRIGHT immigrated to New Zealand in 2002, to live and write. He previously worked in university administration at the London School of Economics.

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