An introduction to women's writing : from the Middle Ages to the present day / edited by Marion Shaw

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Subjects: English literature--Women authors--History and criticism
Women and literature--Great Britain--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Prentice Hall, 1998
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Notes on contributors
Introduction: the life apart / Marion Shaw 1
1. Abandoned women: female authorship in the Middle Ages / Marion Wynne-Davies 9
2. Transgressing boundaries: women's writing in the Renaissance and Reformation / Janet Clare 37
3. Usurping authority over the man: woman's writing 1630-89 / Elaine Hobby 65
4. 'Publick view': women's writing, 1689-1789 / Jane Spencer 94
5. A revolution in female manners: women writers of the Romantic period, 1789-1832 / Harriet Devine Jump 122
6. A woman's business: women and writing, 1830-80 / Lyn Pykett 149
7. Out of the attic...: women and writing at the fin de siecle / Viv Gardner 177
8. Looking within: women's writing in the modernist period, 1910-40 / Clare Hanson 203
9. 'Writing as re-vision': women's writing in Britain, 1945 to the present day / Diana Wallace 235
Index 264
Additional Authors: Shaw, Marion
Notes: LCCN: 97034154
ISBN: 0132064596
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: viii, 280 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 37392918
ISBN/ISSN: 0132064596

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