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Making a Virtue of Complicity: Haywood's Scandal Fiction

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter demonstrates the role of Eliza Haywood's Love in Excess (1719–20) and several shorter works of amatory fiction including Lasselia (1723), The Lucky Rape (1727), and The Padlock (1728) ... More


Seduction Stories in Seventeenth‐Century Literary History

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter considers the genealogy of seduction stories prior to the late seventeenth century, demonstrating that female sexual agency emerges early as a peculiarly complex and generative problem. ... More


Rethinking Sites of Caribbean Rebellion and Freedom

Angelique V. Nixon

in Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The book ends with a deeper reflection on what it means to understand sites of resistance and rebellion through an analysis the potential of art tourism and the politics of sex and sexual labor in ... More


Second Thoughts

William Olmsted

in The Censorship Effect: Baudelaire, Flaubert, and the Formation of French Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190238636
eISBN:
9780190238650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238636.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapter examines the effect of the interaction between state-imposed and self-imposed censorship on Baudelaire’s poetry. On one side, Baudelaire revised the 1861 edition of Les Fleurs du Mal to ... More


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