Social Strategies in British Fiction, 1778-1860
Series: Routledge Revivals
First published in 1981, this book explores the reactions of some female writers to the social effects of industrial capitalism between 1778 and 1860. The period set in motion a crisis over the status of middle-class women that culminated in the constructed idea of "women’s proper sphere". This...
Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge