Mothers of the novel: 100 good women writers before Jane Austen

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Pandora, 1986 - Architecture - 357 pages
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Mothers of the novel: 100 good women writers before Jane Austen

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Most 18th-century novelists were women, yet conventional histories grudgingly acknowledge only Fanny Burney and Maria Edgeworth. Spender asks for recognition of women's central role in the rise of ... Read full review

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On the whole, a very useful and important book. At times I was troubled by the amount of speculation included, and by the broad generalizations Spender occasionally draws. However, if read with a ... Read full review

Contents

Fact and fiction
11
Publish and be damned as a woman
23
Biographical beginnings
30
Copyright

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