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Author Perkins, Pamela Ann.

Title Women writers and the Edinburgh enlightenment / Pam Perkins
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (319 pages)
Series Scottish cultural review of language and literature, 1571-0734 ; v. 15
Scottish cultural review of language and literature ; v. 15
Contents Excellent women, and not too blue : women writers in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Edinburgh -- Enlightening the female mind : education, sociability, and the literary woman in the work of Elizabeth Hamilton -- Incongruous things : primitivism and professionalism in the work of Anne Grant -- Scarcely known to fame : the literary identities of Christian Isobel Johnstone -- Modesty, money, and nostalgia : narratives of women's writing in Edinburgh's "age of greatness."
Summary This volume provides an overview of women writers in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Edinburgh literary world. Its main focus is on the careers of three women Elizabeth Hamilton, Anne Grant, and Christian Isobel Johnstone who were b
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-313) and index
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Subject Grant, Anne MacVicar, 1755-1838 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hamilton, Elizabeth, 1756?-1816 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Johnstone, C. I. (Christian Isobel), 1781-1857 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Scottish fiction -- Women authors.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9042031387 (electronic bk.)
9789042031388 (electronic bk.)