Gender and utopia in the eighteenth century: essays in English and French utopian writing

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Ashgate, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 197 pages
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Focusing on eighteenth-century constructions of symbolic femininity and eighteenth-century women's writing in relation to contemporary utopian discourse, this volume adjusts our understanding of the utopia of the Enlightenment, placing a unique emphasis on colonial utopias. Looking at Enlightenment-era texts by English and French women and men, contributors shed new light on the eighteenth-century legacies that continue to shape contemporary views of social and political progress.

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Negotiating Difference in Utopia
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David Simple
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Heretical Sanctuary in Ann Radcliffes The Italian
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