Revolutions in Taste, 1773-1818: Women Writers and the Aesthetics of Romanticism
How and to what extent did women writers shape and inform the aesthetics of Romanticism? Were undervalued genres such as romance, gothic fiction, the tale, and the sentimental and philosophical novel part of a revolution leading to newer, more democratic models of taste? This study answers these questions.
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