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Women and enlightenment in eighteenth-century Britain

O"Brien, Karen Dr.

Women and enlightenment in eighteenth-century Britain

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • Women in literature,
  • Sex role in literature,
  • Women -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Sex role -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Feminism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Enlightenment -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKaren O"Brien.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR448.W65 O37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22658434M
    ISBN 109780521773492, 9780521774277
    LC Control Number2008044207


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