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Living by the Pen

Women Writers in the Eighteenth Century

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Living by the Pen by Cheryl Turner
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Based on a substantial listing of novels, authors and publication details, covering 1696 to 1796, Living by the Pen traces the pattern of growth of women's fiction and offers a persuasive explanation for the remarkable rise of women writers during this period. The book breaks new ground by exploring this aspect of women's writing in relation to the world of publishing. The coverage is broad, taking into account: the occupation structure for women the writers' relationship with their publishers methods and levels of payment the readership access to women's fiction though libraries and magazines writers' use of other genres to support their literary careers. It also includes: a 50 page appendix cataloguing works by women writers throughout the 18th century, giving brief plot summaries and dates of publication. Living by the Pen brings together a wealth of previously uncollected material that will stimulate scholars and students alike.
Release date NZ
April 7th, 1994
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
272
Dimensions
156x234x14
ISBN-13
9780415111966
Product ID
1678605

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