Feminization Debate in Eighteenth-Century England
Literature, Commerce and Luxury
By (author) E. J. Clery
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Feminization Debate in Eighteenth-Century England by E. J. Clery
Book DescriptionIn the Eighteenth-century, critics of capitalism denounced the growth of luxury and effeminacy; supporters applauded the increase of refinement and the improved status of women. This pioneering study explores the way the association of commerce and femininity permeated cultural production. It looks at the first use of a female author as an icon of modernity in the Athenian Mercury , and reappraises works by Elizabeth Singer Rowe, Mandeville, Defoe, Pope and Elizabeth Carter. Samuel Richardson's novels represent the culmination of the English debate, while contemporary essays by David Hume move towards a fully-fledged enlightenment theory of feminization.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333777312
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 20-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author E. J. Clery
Feminization Debate in Eighteenth-Century England, Paperback (July 2004)
In the 18th century, critics of capitalism denounced the growth of luxury and effeminacy; supporters applauded the increase of refinement and the improved status of women. This study explores the way the association of commerce and femininity permeated cultural production.
Gothic Documents, Paperback (May 2000)
In the 1790s, Britain was struck by a reading revolution, a taste for terror fiction that seemed to know no bounds. How is it that the age of Enlightenment gave rise to the genre of the literary ghost story? "Gothic Documents" seeks to answer this and other questions.
Rise of Supernatural Fiction, 1762-1800, Paperback (August 1999)» View all books by E. J. Clery
Literary and historical study of supernatural or Gothic fiction of the Romantic period.
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Author Biography - E. J. Clery
E. J. CLERY is Professor of Eighteenth-Century Literature at the University of Southampton, UK. She is the author of The Rise of Supernatural Fiction, 1762-1800 (1995) and Women's Gothic from Clara Reeve to Mary Shelley (2000), co-editor of Gothic Documents: A Sourcebook, 1700-1820 and Authorship, Commerce and the Public: Scenes of Writing, 1750-1850, and has published widely on Eighteenth-century and Romantic-era literature and culture.
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