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Description - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Romance Writings by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762) is one of the most important women writers between Aphra Behn and Jane Austen, and one of her period's most provocative and entertaining writers of either sex. The narratives in this volume, with the exception of one juvenile piece, have never been printed before. They show the author experimenting with the genres of fiction and autobiography, more influenced by French models than by English, but always working experimentally against the grain of her various traditions. Besides page-turning narrative, these works offer the rare opportunity of a completely fresh take on literary movements, cross-cultural relations, gender ideologies, and other literary debates of the early eighteenth century. Our existing picture of what was once possible in literature and what was possible for women at this time cannot remain unchanged once these writings appear.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198183198
ISBN-10: 0198183194
Format: Hardback
(223mm x 144mm x 22mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 29-Feb-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

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