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A Feminine Enlightenment: British Women Writers and the Philosophy of Progress, 1759-1820

JoEllen DeLucia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748695942
eISBN:
9781474408677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695942.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

A Feminine Enlightenment argues that women writers shaped Enlightenment conversations regarding the role of sentiment and gender in the civilizing process. By reading women’s literature alongside ... More


Sentiment and Anger: British Women Writers and Native Americans

Kate Flint

in The Transatlantic Indian, 1776-1930

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203188
eISBN:
9780691210254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203188.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter assesses the portrayal of Native Americans by British women writers. This treatment was often far more radical, and far more angry—whether focusing on racial issues or on imperial ... More


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