Women and Literary Celebrity in the Nineteenth Century: The Transatlantic Production of Fame and Gender Brenda R. Weber

ISBN: 9781280689604

Published: June 13th 2012

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Women and Literary Celebrity in the Nineteenth Century: The Transatlantic Production of Fame and Gender  by  Brenda R. Weber

Women and Literary Celebrity in the Nineteenth Century: The Transatlantic Production of Fame and Gender by Brenda R. Weber
June 13th 2012 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 274 pages | ISBN: 9781280689604 | 3.57 Mb

Focusing on representations of womens literary celebrity in nineteenth-century nonfiction and fiction, Weber examines the transatlantic cultural politics of gender, sex and the body. Looking at discursive patterns and texts by authors like CharlotteMoreFocusing on representations of womens literary celebrity in nineteenth-century nonfiction and fiction, Weber examines the transatlantic cultural politics of gender, sex and the body.

Looking at discursive patterns and texts by authors like Charlotte Bronte, Elizabeth Gaskell, Fanny Fern, Margaret Oliphant and Eliza Potter that feature successful woman writers, Weber argues that discursive representations of the legitimately famous woman used celebrity as a tactic for altering perceptions about femininity and female identity.



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