Ends of empire : women and ideology in early eighteenth-century English literature / Laura Brown.

By: Brown, Laura, 1949-Material type: TextTextPublisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1993Description: x, 203 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0801428505 (alk. paper); 9780801428500 (alk. paper); 0801480957 (pbk.); 9780801480959 (pbk.)Subject(s): English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Social problems in literature | Race relations in literature | Imperialism in literature | Sex role in literature | English literature History, 1702-1745DDC classification: 820.9/005 LOC classification: PR448.S64 | B76 1993Other classification: 18.05 | HK 1071 | HK 1091
Contents:
The feminization of ideology : an introduction -- The romance of empire : Oroonoko and the trade in slaves -- Staging sexuality : violence and pleasure in the domestic she-tragedy -- Capitalizing on women : dress, aesthetics, and Alexander Pope -- Amazons and Africans : Daniel Defoe -- Imperial disclosures : Jonathan Swift.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The feminization of ideology : an introduction -- The romance of empire : Oroonoko and the trade in slaves -- Staging sexuality : violence and pleasure in the domestic she-tragedy -- Capitalizing on women : dress, aesthetics, and Alexander Pope -- Amazons and Africans : Daniel Defoe -- Imperial disclosures : Jonathan Swift.

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