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Women and Literature in Britain, 1700 1800
by Vivien Jones
Women and Literature in Britain, 1700-1800 is unique in providing an authoritative, up-to-date overview of eighteenth-century women's writing and its contexts. The contributors are well-known feminist literary critics, cultural historians and historians of publishing. They discuss the construction of women, and women's writing across a wide range of genres, including essay ...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published April 18th 2009 by Cambridge University Press
(first published March 9th 2000)
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Another great book from the group of scholars who put together Women and Literature in Britain 1800-1900. The scholarship focuses on Great Britain in the 18th century - and not just literature, but how inheritance laws, changing roles in the family and the public sphere, etc affected whether women published and what they wrote about. Essential for anyone focusing on women's history/authorship or those who love British Lit.