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Romantic Women Writers, Revolution, and Prophecy : Rebellious Daughters, 1786-1826

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Romantic Women Writers, Revolution, and Prophecy : Rebellious Daughters, 1786-1826
Title
Romantic Women Writers, Revolution, and Prophecy
Title remainder
Rebellious Daughters, 1786-1826
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book challenges our current critical understanding of the relations between gender, genre and literary authority in this period
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Orianne
Dewey number
  • 820.99287
  • 823.009/9287
  • 823.0099287
Index
index present
LC call number
PR830.W6 S65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge Studies in Romanticism
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Romanticism
  • Prophecy in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Prophecy in literature
  • Romanticism
  • Great Britain
  • Frauenliteratur
  • Englisch
  • Weissagung
  • Författare
  • Litteraturvetenskap
  • Skräck
  • Romantiken
  • Kvinnliga författare
  • Kvinnliga profeter
  • Revolutioner i litteraturen
  • Profetior i litteraturen
  • Samhällsförändring i litteraturen
Label
Romantic Women Writers, Revolution, and Prophecy : Rebellious Daughters, 1786-1826
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Romantic Women Writers, Revolution, and Prophecy; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: reading and writing the end of the world; Romantic millenarianism and the female tradition of prophecy; Revolution, prophecy, and the social contract; Romantic prophecy and speech-act theory; Chapter 1 Verbal magic: an etymology of female enthusiasm; The Civil War and a new tradition of female prophecy; Female prophecy in the eighteenth century; Sensibility and excess: female enthusiasm on trial; The French Revolution and radical female enthusiasm
  • Germaine de Staël: nationalism and female enthusiasmChapter 2 The Second Coming of Hester Lynch Piozzi; Alpha and omega; Corilla and The Florence Miscellany; Thraliana, the French Revolution, and visions of "N'Apollione"; Etymology and catastrophe: The Diversions of Purley and British Synonymy; Retrospection; Chapter 3 "I, being the representative of Liberty": Helen Maria Williams and the utopian performative; "Moral weeping," typology, and female sensibility: Williams's early poetry; Julia and the limits of prophecy; Letters Written in France and the new millennium
  • "Spectacles of horror": the passion of female sensibilityChapter 4 The Passion of the Gothic heroine: Ann Radcliffe and the origins of narrative; Typology and the Gothic heroine; "Holy enthusiasm filled her heart": gender and mysticism in A Sicilian Romance; The Romance of the Forest: Adeline as prophetess; "You speak like a heroine": The Mysteries of Udolpho and the dangers of romance; The Italian: the Passion of the Gothic heroine; "Look Deep to the Novel and Mark What I Say": Joanna Southcott and The Romance of the Forest; Chapter 5 Anna Barbauld as Enlightenment prophet
  • "The daring flight controul": Barbauld's early poems"The writing on the wall": Barbauld as radical prophetess; "Eighteen Hundred and Eleven"; Chapter 6 Prophesying tragedy: Mary Shelley and the end of Romanticism; Prophecy and monstrosity: the tragedies of Frankenstein and Mathilda; The beginning and the end of the female prophetic tradition: Beatrice and Euthanasia; Female prophecy and the demonic: The Last Man as rhetorical Apocalypse; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
833768663
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107566736
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
471575
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)833768663
Label
Romantic Women Writers, Revolution, and Prophecy : Rebellious Daughters, 1786-1826
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Romantic Women Writers, Revolution, and Prophecy; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: reading and writing the end of the world; Romantic millenarianism and the female tradition of prophecy; Revolution, prophecy, and the social contract; Romantic prophecy and speech-act theory; Chapter 1 Verbal magic: an etymology of female enthusiasm; The Civil War and a new tradition of female prophecy; Female prophecy in the eighteenth century; Sensibility and excess: female enthusiasm on trial; The French Revolution and radical female enthusiasm
  • Germaine de Staël: nationalism and female enthusiasmChapter 2 The Second Coming of Hester Lynch Piozzi; Alpha and omega; Corilla and The Florence Miscellany; Thraliana, the French Revolution, and visions of "N'Apollione"; Etymology and catastrophe: The Diversions of Purley and British Synonymy; Retrospection; Chapter 3 "I, being the representative of Liberty": Helen Maria Williams and the utopian performative; "Moral weeping," typology, and female sensibility: Williams's early poetry; Julia and the limits of prophecy; Letters Written in France and the new millennium
  • "Spectacles of horror": the passion of female sensibilityChapter 4 The Passion of the Gothic heroine: Ann Radcliffe and the origins of narrative; Typology and the Gothic heroine; "Holy enthusiasm filled her heart": gender and mysticism in A Sicilian Romance; The Romance of the Forest: Adeline as prophetess; "You speak like a heroine": The Mysteries of Udolpho and the dangers of romance; The Italian: the Passion of the Gothic heroine; "Look Deep to the Novel and Mark What I Say": Joanna Southcott and The Romance of the Forest; Chapter 5 Anna Barbauld as Enlightenment prophet
  • "The daring flight controul": Barbauld's early poems"The writing on the wall": Barbauld as radical prophetess; "Eighteen Hundred and Eleven"; Chapter 6 Prophesying tragedy: Mary Shelley and the end of Romanticism; Prophecy and monstrosity: the tragedies of Frankenstein and Mathilda; The beginning and the end of the female prophetic tradition: Beatrice and Euthanasia; Female prophecy and the demonic: The Last Man as rhetorical Apocalypse; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
833768663
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107566736
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
471575
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)833768663

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