Jane Austen and Mary Shelley, and their sisters / edited by Laura Dabundo

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Subjects: English fiction--Women authors--History and criticism
Women and literature--Great Britain--History--19th century
English fiction--19th century--History and criticism
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851--Criticism and interpretation
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2000
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
Responding to the French Revolution: Williams's Julia and Burney's The Wanderer / Deborah Kennedy 5
Having Her Cake and Eating, Too: Ambivalence, Popularity, and the Psychosocial Implications of Ann Radcliffe's Fiction / John Stoler 19
The Preceptor as Fiend: Radcliffe's Psychology of the Gothic / David S. Miall 31
The Treatment of Women in the Novels of Charlotte Turner Smith / Joseph Rosenblum 45
Jane Austin's Opacities / Laura Dabundo 53
Susan Ferrier's Allusions: Comedy, Morality, and the Presence of Milton / Angela Esterhammer 61
The Limits of Liberal Feminism in Maria Edgeworth's Belinda / Kathryn Kirkpatrick 73
A Reading of Maria Edgeworth's Castle Rackrent / David M. Ullrich 83
Mary Wollestonecraft and Mary Shelley: Ideological Affinities / William D. Brewer 97
The Alienation of Family in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein / Karla Alwes 109
Mary Shelley, Shakespeare, and the Romantic Theatre / Vincent F. Petronella 121
Mary Shelley and the Romance of Science / Ann Engar 135
The Uses of Adventure: The Moral and Evangelical Robinsonnades of Agnes Strickland, Barbara Hofland and Ann Fraser Tytler / Susan Naramore Maher 147
Representative Chronology of English Novels by Women of the Romantic Period 159
Selected Bibliography 169
Index 171
About the Contributors 175
Additional Authors: Dabundo, Laura
Notes: LCCN: 99087446
ISBN: 0761816127 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
ISBN: 0761816119 (cloth : acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-170) and index
Contents: Responding to the French Revolution: Williams's Julia and Burney's The wanderer / Deborah Kennedy -- Having her cake and eating, too: ambivalence, popularity, and the psychosocial implications of Ann Radcliffe's fiction / John Stoler -- The preceptor as fiend: Radcliffe's psychology of the gothic / David S. Miall -- The treatment of women in the novels of Charlotte Turner Smith / Joseph Rosenblum -- Jane Austen's opacities / Laura Dabundo -- Susan Ferrier's allusions: comedy, morality, and the presence of Milton / Angela Esterhammer -- the limits of liberal feminism in Maria Edgeworth's Belinda / Kathryn Kirkpatrick -- A reading of Maria Edgeworth's Castle Rackrent / David W. Ullrich -- Mary Wollestonecraft and Mary Shelley: ideological affinities / William D. Brewer -- The alienation of family in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein / Karla Alwes -- Mary Shelley, Shakespeare, and the Romantic theatre / Vincent F. Petronella -- Mary Shelley and the romance of science / Ann Engar -- The uses of adventure: the moral and evangelical Robinsonnades of Agnes Strickland, Barbara Hofland and Ann Fraser Tytler / Susan Naramore Maher -- Representative chronology of English novels by women of the Romantic period
Physical Description: 177 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 43083330
ISBN/ISSN: 0761816127
0761816119

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