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Women-Writers of the Nineteenth Century

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  • Date Published: July 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107418073

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  • Originally published in 1923, this book contains short biographies of the lives and works of several nineteenth-century female writers: Jane Austen, the Brontës, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti. Bald focuses on the humanity of each woman, and seeks to clarify the characteristics of 'women of literary instinct'. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in female authors and their motivations.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107418073
    • length: 298 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 133 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.34kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Jane Austen:
    1. The utilisation of small resources
    2. Elements of her appeal - cheerfulness and moderation
    3. The study of human temperament
    The Brontes:
    1. General introduction. Family characteristics
    2. Anne Bronte, 1820–49
    3. Charlotte Bronte, 1816–55
    4. Emily Bronte, 1818–48
    Mrs E. C. Gaskell:
    1. Introductory
    2. Atmosphere and setting
    3. Humour
    4. Pathos
    5. The woman's point of view
    6. The social problem
    7. Moral theory or moral effect
    George Eliot:
    1. Introductory
    2. The expression of temperament
    3. The impersonal artist
    Mrs Browning:
    1. The negative approach
    2. The positive approach
    Christina Rossetti:
    1. Personal experience reflected on her poetry
    2. Sources
    3. Symbol, allegory, and dream
    4. Emotional quality
    5. General considerations

  • Author

    Marjory A. Bald

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