Re-Visioning Romanticism

Re-Visioning Romanticism
British Women Writers, 1776-1837

Edited by Carol Shiner Wilson and Joel Haefner

1994 | 344 pages | Cloth $79.95 | Paper $26.50
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction

READING WOMEN'S TEXTS
Mary Robinson's Lyrical Tales in Context
Becoming an Author: Mary Robinson's Memoirs and the Origins of the Woman Artist's Autobiography
"A name more dear": Daughters, Fathers, and Desire in A Simple Story, The False Friend, and Mathilda
Romantic Aspirations, Restricted Possibilities: The Novels of Charlotte Smith

GENDER AND THE CULTURAL MATRIX
Configurations of Feminine Reform: The Woman Writer and the Tradition of Dissent
The Way Above the World: Religion and Gender in Welsh and Anglo-Welsh Women's Writing, 1780-1830
"Domestic Affections" and "the spear of Minerva": Felicia Hemans and the Dilemma of Gender	128
Lost Needles, Tangled Threads: Stitchery, Domesticity, and the Artistic Enterprise in Barbauld, Edgeworth, Taylor, and Lamb

RE-VISIONING ROMANTIC AESTHETICS
Female Botanists and the Poetry of Charlotte Smith
Literary History, Romanticism, and Felicia Hemans
The Politics of Fancy in the Age of Sensibility
The Romantic Scene(s) of Writing
English Romantic Women Writers and Theatre Theory: Joanna Baillie's Prefaces to the Plays on the Passions

Bibliography
Contributors
Index