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Cook, Daniel

Women’s Life Writing, 1700–1850

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Gender, Genre and Authorship
Daniel Cook, Amy Culley

2. The Air of a Romance: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Constructs Her Life
Isobel Grundy

3. Barrett Writing Burney: A Life among the Footnotes
Catherine Delafield

4. An Authoress to Be Let: Reading Laetitia Pilkington’s Memoirs
Daniel Cook

5. Sociability and Life Writing: Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi
Felicity A. Nussbaum

6. Journal Letters and Scriblerations: Frances Burney’s Life Writing in Paris
Peter Sabor

7. A Model for the British Fair? French Women’s Life Writing in Britain, 1680–1830
Gillian Dow

8. Autobiographical Time and the Spiritual ‘Lives’ of Early Methodist Women
Laura Davies

9. Writing Female Biography: Mary Hays and the Life Writing of Religious Dissent
Felicity James

10. ‘Prying into the Recesses of History’: Women Writers and the Court Memoir
Amy Culley

11. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson: A Courtesan’s Byronic Self-Fashioning
Sharon M. Setzer

12. Remembering Wollstonecraft: Feminine Friendship, Female Subjectivity and the ‘Invention’ of the Feminist Heroine
Mary L. Spongberg

13. Jane Austen and Charlotte Smith: Biography, Autobiography and the Writing of Women’s Literary History
Jennie Batchelor

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Literature, general, British and Irish Literature, Eighteenth-Century Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
263 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137030771
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-59480-1

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