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Harol, Corrinne

Enlightened Virginity in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Harol, Corrinne - Enlightened Virginity in Eighteenth-Century Literature, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Virginity and Patrilinear Legitimacy
Corrinne Harol

2. Blessed Virgins: Anti-Catholic Propaganda and Convent Fantasies
Corrinne Harol

3. The Hymen and Its Discontents: Medical Discourses on Virginity
Corrinne Harol

4. Hymen Humor: Ballads and the Matter of Virginity
Corrinne Harol

5. Virgin Idols and Verbal Devices: Pope’s Belinda and the Virgin Mary
Corrinne Harol

6. Faking It: Virtue, Satire, and Pamela’s Virginity
Corrinne Harol

7. Novel Virgins: Libertine and Literary Pleasures in Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure
Corrinne Harol

8. Conclusion: Clarissa’s Exceptional Infertility
Corrinne Harol

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, Gender Studies, Literary History, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, British and Irish Literature, Christianity

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
247 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781403983657
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-53563-7

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