British women writers and the writing of history, 1670-1820 / Devoney Looser
- Looser, Devoney, 1967-
- Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
- Physical Description:
- xi, 272 pages ; 24 cm
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- Introduction : British women writers and historical discourse -- The true and romantic history of Lucy Hutchinson's Memoirs of the life of Colonel Hutchinson -- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu : historian of her own time -- Charlotte Lennox and the study and use of history -- "Deep immers'd in the historic mine" : Catharine Macaulay's History in letters -- Hester Lynch Piozzi's infinite and exact world history, Retrospection -- Reading Jane Austen and rewriting "Herstory."
- 0801864488 (alk. paper)
9780801864483 (alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -263) and index.
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