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The Resource Equivocal beings : politics, gender, and sentimentality in the 1790s : Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen, Claudia L. Johnson, (electronic resource)

Equivocal beings : politics, gender, and sentimentality in the 1790s : Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen, Claudia L. Johnson, (electronic resource)

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Equivocal beings : politics, gender, and sentimentality in the 1790s : Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen
Title
Equivocal beings
Title remainder
politics, gender, and sentimentality in the 1790s : Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen
Statement of responsibility
Claudia L. Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the wake of the French Revolution, Edmund Burke argued that civil order depended upon nurturing the sensibility of men--upon the masculine cultivation of traditionally feminine qualities such as sentiment, tenderness, veneration, awe, gratitude, and even prejudice. Writers as diverse as Sterne, Goldsmith, Burke, and Rousseau were politically motivated to represent authority figures as men of feeling, but denied women comparable authority by representing their feelings as inferior, pathological, or criminal. Focusing on Mary Wollstonecraft, Ann Radcliffe, Frances Burney, and Jane Austen, whos
Member of
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Johnson, Claudia L
Dewey number
823/.6099287
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Women in culture and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wollstonecraft, Mary
  • Radcliffe, Ann Ward
  • Burney, Fanny
  • Austen, Jane
  • Wollstonecraft, Mary
  • Radcliffe, Ann Ward
  • Burney, Fanny
  • Austen, Jane
  • English fiction
  • Politics and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Psychological fiction, English
  • English fiction
  • Authorship
  • Political fiction, English
  • Femininity in literature
  • Sentimentalism in literature
  • Sex role in literature
Label
Equivocal beings : politics, gender, and sentimentality in the 1790s : Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen, Claudia L. Johnson, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-231) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: The age of chivalry and the crisis of gender -- Mary Wollstonecraft. The distinction of the sexes: the Vindications ; Embodying the sentiments: Mary and The wrong of woman -- Ann Radcliffe. Less than man and more than woman: The romance of the forest ; The sex of suffering: The mystseries of Udolpho ; Losing the mother in the judge: The Italian -- Frances Burney. Statues, idiots, automatons: Camilla ; Vindicating the wrongs of woman: The wanderer -- Jane Austen. "Not at all what a man should be!": remaking English manhood in Emma
Control code
ocn593240116
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 239 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226401836
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593240116
Label
Equivocal beings : politics, gender, and sentimentality in the 1790s : Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen, Claudia L. Johnson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-231) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: The age of chivalry and the crisis of gender -- Mary Wollstonecraft. The distinction of the sexes: the Vindications ; Embodying the sentiments: Mary and The wrong of woman -- Ann Radcliffe. Less than man and more than woman: The romance of the forest ; The sex of suffering: The mystseries of Udolpho ; Losing the mother in the judge: The Italian -- Frances Burney. Statues, idiots, automatons: Camilla ; Vindicating the wrongs of woman: The wanderer -- Jane Austen. "Not at all what a man should be!": remaking English manhood in Emma
Control code
ocn593240116
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 239 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226401836
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593240116

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