The Resource Imagining women readers, 1789-1820 : well-regulated minds, Richard De Ritter

Imagining women readers, 1789-1820 : well-regulated minds, Richard De Ritter

Label
Imagining women readers, 1789-1820 : well-regulated minds
Title
Imagining women readers, 1789-1820
Title remainder
well-regulated minds
Statement of responsibility
Richard De Ritter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Imagining Women Readers' reassesses the cultural significance of women's reading in the period 1789-1820. While much attention has been paid to the moral panic provoked by novel-reading during this period, this study offers a more progressive and enabling narrative. From the turbulent years following the French Revolution to the fiction of Jane Austen, 'Imagining Women Readers' charts the rise of a self-regulating reader, who possesses both moral and cultural authority
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
820.9/928709033
Index
index present
LC call number
PR448.W65
LC item number
D4 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Imagining women readers, 1789-1820 : well-regulated minds, Richard De Ritter
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • IMAGING WOMEN READERS, 1789-1820 Well-regulated minds ; Half Title Page ; Title Page ; Copyright ; Contents ; Acknowledgements ; Introduction: women and the act of reading ; 1. 'Like a sheet of white paper': books, bodies and the sensuous materials of the mind
  • 2. 'Wholesome labour': the work of reading 3. 'The enlightened energy of parental affection': post-revolutionary schemes of education ; 4. 'Leisure to be wise': female education and the possibilities of domesticity
  • 5. Making the novel-readers of a country: pleasure and the practised reader Bibliography ; Index
Control code
ocn899273245
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781707241
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt18msxqz
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33766745
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)899273245
  • ebl1526102137

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
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