Eighteenth-Century Anglo-American Women Novelists
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Published by MacMillan Publishing Company .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Bibliography,
  • 18th Century Literature - History And Criticism,
  • Women In Literature,
  • Women Authors,
  • History and criticism,
  • Reference,
  • History,
  • English fiction,
  • American - General,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • 18th century,
  • Women and literature,
  • American fiction,
  • English-speaking countries

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Edition Notes

ContributionsDoreen Alvarez Saar (Editor), Mary Anne Schofield (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages664
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8068672M
ISBN 100816190852
ISBN 109780816190850

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  Reviewed in the United States on December 5, Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. As a book historian, I found Turner's book to be a great introduction to women writers during the 18th century, particularly women whom Turner defines as Professional Writers (i.e. women who had to make their living from writing).Reviews: 3. Pages in category "18th-century women writers" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). Or Mary Wollstonecraft to this list, of course -- essentially any book where the "first published" notation on the respective book's page doesn't refer to the book's own/ real year of initial publication but the year of the first publication of the text edition in question. That said, maybe this is in the process of being fixed, though.   I have gathered here for you a list of poets and authors of such genres as Romantic, Gothic, and mythological, as well as numerous others. One of the authors has published work in the 20th century, but since my favorite book of hers was published in the 19th century, I have included her in this list.

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