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exploration of transgressive pregnancy in three eighteenth-century women"s novels

Sarah Elizabeth Basley

exploration of transgressive pregnancy in three eighteenth-century women"s novels

New Atalantis by Delarivier Manley, The female quixote by Charlotte Lennox and Emmeline by Charlotte Smith, including some rewriting.

by Sarah Elizabeth Basley

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 1999.

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Open LibraryOL20050434M

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The purpose of Backscheider’s award-winning book is “to lay a foundation for future study of eighteenth-century women poets, their poetry, and the literary histories to which they belong.” 12 Backscheider describes her study as neither a “systematic introduction” nor “a unified, progressive argument” but rather “an exploration. Virtual exhibit explores aspects of history in a very modern way.


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treat women in distress; thus, male obstetric knowledge up to the mid-eighteenth century centered primarily on the mo ments of birth that were most problematic But as male surgeons and physicians searched for ways to save both ma ternal and natal lives, they began increasingly to approach pregnancy and birth more generally as medical affairs.

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For instance, in tandem with these oppressive social institutions, constant bombardment from conduct books, magazines, periodicals, sermons and other forms of eighteenth-century social media propagated the ideal— proper lady—to the feminine public.

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