Critical Essays on William Wordsworth G. Hall and Company, Boston, From the Introduction: To some extent, Wordsworth fashioned himself into the emblem of his own age. His poems in Lyrical Ballads and his defense of them in the Preface added to the second edition proclaimed what should represent English taste and style at the beginning of the nineteenth century and articulated issues by defining the ideal characteristics of the poet and poetry.
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Michie bio Economic Women: Dalley and Jill Rappoport; pp. Dalley and Jill Rappoport include purely literary approaches, historical approaches, and essays that combine the two.
Contributors analyze women as symbols of the economy and as living individuals consciously thinking through economic systems. The opening of the collection focuses on authors who seek to complicate the pattern by which women have typically been associated with forms of exchange alternative to the marketplace.
Two early essays address but also revise the concept of moral—as opposed to material—economy.
Recounting the doctoring that Isabel Burton and Lucie Duff Gordon practiced when they traveled with their husbands in Syria and Egypt, Hassan details the recompense these women received for these professional services in the form both of payment at the time and, later, in successful books detailing their experiences.
The Paradox of Keeping-While-Giving to make her argument. Leslee Thorne Murphy shows that the association between women and consumerism that fuels the frequently mocking representation of bazaars in novels of the period could be put to political ends.
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Economic Women: Essays on Desire and Dispossession in Nineteenth-Century British Culture includes twelve essays that rethink familiar models of and offer new approaches to critical thinking about nineteenth-century women’s involvement in economics.
Lana L. . In Russ Sprinkle critical reception of Kate Chopin’s The Awakening, he stated: “Yet willing to give up everything–even her own life–for the freedom of unencumbered individuality, Edna Pontellier epitomized the consummate New Woman of the late nineteenth century” (Sprinkle).
Finally, there are anthologies of important critical essays about an author, such as the Twentieth-Century Views series or the Chelsea House publications supervised by Harold Bloom. If you’re looking for the most up-to-date criticism of an author’s work, though, you will not be as likely to find it in books as you will in scholarly journals.
'This volume is an important and highly welcome contribution to the investigation of nineteenth-century English and to the corpus-based diachronic study of linguistic variation in general.