Women in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of Femininity by Vivien JonesWomen in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of Femininity by Vivien Jones

Women in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of Femininity

EditorVivien Jones

Paperback | May 24, 1990

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This anthology gathers together various texts by and about women, ranging from `conduct' manuals to pamphlets on prostitution, from medical texts to critical definitions of women's writing, from anti-female satires to appeals for female equality. By making this material more widely available,Women in the Eighteenth Centurycomplements the current upsurge in feminist writing on eighteenth-century literary history and offers students the opportunity to make their own rereadings of literary texts and their ideological contexts.
Title:Women in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of FemininityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1 inPublished:May 24, 1990Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0415034892

ISBN - 13:9780415034890

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"It ought to be of interest to the generalist and the specialist alike. . . . Jones' anthology is uncommonly informative and intelligently conceived."
-"Women's Review of Books, April 1991