Women’s work

Labour, gender, authorship, 1750-1830
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ISBN-13:
9780719095580
Veröffentl:
2014
Einband:
Paperback
Erscheinungsdatum:
31.05.2014
Seiten:
260
Autor:
Jennie Batchelor
Gewicht:
332 g
Format:
216x140x15 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
Women's work challenges influential accounts about gender and the novel by revealing the complex ways in which labour (as material reality and philosophical concept) shaped the lives and writings of a number of women authors working in the second half of the long eighteenth century
Women's work challenges influential accounts about gender and the novel by revealing the complex ways in which labour (as material reality and philosophical concept) shaped the lives and writings of a number of women authors working in the second half of the long eighteenth century -- .
Introduction1. The 'gift' of work: labour, narrative and community in the novels of Sarah Scott2. Somebody's story: Charlotte Smith and the work of writing3. The 'business' of a woman's life and the making of the Female Philosopher: the works of Mary Wollstonecraft4. Women writers, the popular press and the Literary Fund, 1790-1830Coda: reading labour and writing women's literary historyBibliographyIndex