The Professionalization of Women Writers in Eighteenth-century Britain
By (author) Betty A. Schellenberg
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Professionalization of Women Writers in Eighteenth-century Britain by Betty A. Schellenberg
Book DescriptionThe Professionalisation of Women Writers in Eighteenth Century Britain is a full study of a group of women who were actively and ambitiously engaged in a range of innovative publications at the height of the eighteenth century. Using personal correspondence, records of contemporary reception, research into contemporary print culture and sociological models of professionalisation, Betty A. Schellenberg challenges oversimplified assumptions of women's cultural role in the period, focusing on those women who have been most obscured by literary history, including Frances Sheridan, Frances Brooke, Sarah Fielding and Charlotte Lennox.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521093415
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Betty A. Schellenberg challenges oversimplified assumptions of women's cultural role in the period.
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Author Biography - Betty A. Schellenberg
Betty A. Schellenberg is Associate Professor of English at Simon Fraser University.
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