Romantic Correspondence : Women, Politics and the Fiction of Letters (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism)

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Romantic Correspondence : Women, Politics and the Fiction of Letters (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 284 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780521410960
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基本説明

This study calls into question the common notion that letters are a 'romantic', personal, and ultimately feminine form of writing.

Table of Contents

Preface: The Public Letter, or 'La Lettre
Perfide'
1. History and the fiction of letters
2. Letters or letters
politics, interception and spy fiction
3. Helen Maria Williams and the letters of
history
4. Mary Wollstonecraft and the business of
letters
5. Jane Austen and the look of letters
6. The letters of Frankenstein
Conclusion: the death of the letter-fiction,
the Post Office and 'The English Mail Coach'
List of works cited.