The History of British Women’s Writing, 1750–1830

  • Editors
  • Jacqueline M. Labbe

Part of the The History of British Women’s Writing book series (HBWW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Introduction: Defining ‘Women’s Writing’; or, Writing ‘The History’

  3. 1750–1830: Overviews

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Michelle Levy
      Pages 29-46
    3. Katherine Turner
      Pages 47-60
  4. 1700–1800: Revolutions in Female Writing

  5. 1800–1830: Worlds of Writing

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 341-363

About this book


This period witnessed the first full flowering of women's writing in Britain. This illuminating volume features leading scholars who draw upon the last 25 years of scholarship and textual recovery to demonstrate the literary and cultural significance of women in the period, discussing writers such as Austen, Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley.


Eighteenth Century Nineteenth Century Women's writing English literature fiction gender Great Britain Jane Austen ode Percy Bysshe Shelley poem poetry psyche Romanticism Victorian era women

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