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Imagining women readers, 1789-1820Well-regulated minds

Imagining women readers, 1789-1820: Well-regulated minds

De Ritter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090332
eISBN:
9781781707241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090332.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Imagining Women Readers reassesses the cultural significance of women's reading in the period 1789-1820. While much attention has been paid to the moral panic provoked by novel-reading during this ... More

The Last TabooWomen and Body Hair

The Last Taboo: Women and Body Hair

Karin Lesnik-Oberstein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075001
eISBN:
9781781702567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075001.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This is an academic book on women and body hair, a subject which has, until now, been seen as too trivial, ridiculous or revolting to write about. Even feminist writers or researchers on the body ... More

The Politics of Writing: Julia Kavanagh, 1824-77

The Politics of Writing: Julia Kavanagh, 1824-77

Eileen Fauset

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055577
eISBN:
9781781702222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055577.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Julia Kavanagh was a popular and internationally published writer of the mid-nineteenth century whose collective body of work included fiction, biography, critical studies of French and English women ... More

Spilling the BeansEating, Cooking, Reading and Writing in British Women's Fiction, 1770-1830

Spilling the Beans: Eating, Cooking, Reading and Writing in British Women's Fiction, 1770-1830

Sarah Moss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076510
eISBN:
9781781702710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076510.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The study of food in literature complicates established critical positions. Both a libidinal pleasure and the ultimate commodity, food in fiction can represent sex as well as money, and brings the ... More

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