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Ayres, Brenda

Biographical Misrepresentations of British Women Writers

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Table of contents

1. Introduction; or‚ What You Will

Brenda Ayres

2. Genteel Appropriations of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689–1762): Lady Louisa Stuart, William Moy Thomas, and the Rigors of Victorian Memoir
Magdalena Nerio

3. A Vindication of the Woman Known as Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797)
Brenda Ayres

4. Artifact or Artifice? The Epistolary Image of Mary Hays (1759–1843)
Sarah Faulkner

5.
“So Irish
; So Modish, So Mixtish, So Wild” Sydney Owenson
(Lady Morgan
Sydney Owenson
; 1783–1859) & The Makings of a Life

Julie Donovan

6. Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802–1838): Whose Poetess?
Katherine Montwieler

7. The After-lives of Felicia Hemans (1793–1835): Biographical Misconstructions
Helen Luu

8. Harriet Martineau (1802–1876): Autobiography, Biography, and Literary Legacies
Deborah A. Logan

9. “Stuck Through with a Pin, and Beautifully Preserved”: Curating the Life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Elizabeth Way

10. Caroline Norton (1808–1877): The Injured Wife, Scandal, and the Politics of Feminist Memory
Gail Savage

11. The Biographer as Biographee: Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–1865)
Anna Koustinoudi

12. Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855): (Un)Masked Author to Mythic Woman
Sarah E. Maier

13. An Unconventional and Contradictory Life: Lady Florence Dixie (1855–1905)
Taryne Jade Taylor

14. “A Woman Whom Men Could More Than Love”: Transfiguring the Unlovely in George Eliot (1819–1880)
Nancy Marck Cantwell

15. Irony upon Irony: The Persistence of Gordon Haight’s Perceptions of Edith Simcox (1844–1901)
Constance M. Fulmer

Keywords: Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, Literary History, Culture and Gender

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Life Writing
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319567501
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-56749-5

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