Women of letters, manuscript circulation, and print afterlives in the eighteenth century : Elizabeth Rowe, Catharine Cockburn, and Elizabeth Carter / Melanie Bigold
- Bigold, Melanie Bian, 1975-
- Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
- Physical Description:
- xvii, 291 pages ; 23 cm.
- Palgrave studies in the Enlightenment, romanticism, and cultures of print
- Introduction -- Letter-writing, community, and virtuous exemplarity: Elizabeth Rowe's theatre of happiness -- A saint everlasting: Elizabeth Rowe and biographical exemplarity -- "The new and untrodden path": Catharine Cockburn, philosophy and the republic of letters -- "[H]ow obscure her lot": Catharine Cockburn's double afterlife -- Elizabeth Carter: "a very extraordinary phaenomenon in the republick of letters" -- Elizabeth Carter and the theatrum mundi.
- Rowe, Elizabeth Singer, 1674-1737—Correspondence
- Trotter, Catharine, 1679-1749—Correspondence
- Carter, Elizabeth, 1717-1806—Correspondence
- English letters—History and criticism
- English prose literature—18th century—History and criticism
- English prose literature—Women authors—History and criticism
- Authors, English—18th century—Correspondence
- Women and literature—England—History—18th century
- Based on the author's dissertation (doctoral)--St. Anne's College, University of Oxford, 2007.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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