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Nineteenth-century women's writing in Wales : nation, gender and identity /
Jane Aaron.
imprint
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2007.
description
vii, 248 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0708320600 (pbk.), 9780708320600 (pbk.)
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imprint
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2007.
isbn
0708320600 (pbk.)
9780708320600 (pbk.)
catalogue key
6206944
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-241) and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing in Walesargues that the way in which women came to perceive and represent themselves as Welsh was profoundly affected by the gender ideology of the Romantic and Victorian periods. This volume introduces the reader to a number of critically-neglected Welsh women authors at work during the years 1780 to 1900, tracing the development of the Welsh nation as its women, in particular, imagined and helped to create it. Focusing on the rediscovery and inclusion of many forgotten writers,Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing in Walesanalyzes the development of Wales as a gendered nation and will be of interest to scholars of gender and literary history alike.
Main Description
Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing in Walesargues that the way in which women came to perceive and represent themselves as Welsh was profoundly affected by the gender ideology of the Romantic and Victorian periods. This volume introduces the reader to a number of critically-neglected Welsh women authors at work during the years 1780 to 1900, tracing the development of the Welsh nation as its women, in particular, imagined and helped to create it. Focusing on the rediscovery and inclusion of many forgotten writers, Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing in Walesanalyzes the development of Wales as a gendered nation and will be of interest to scholars of gender and literary history alike.
Bowker Data Service Summary
Introducing readers to a number of Welsh women authors writing during the years 1780-1900, some in Welsh and some in English, this book rediscovers many forgotten Welsh women writers and analyses the development of Wales as a gendered nation.
Table of Contents
Romantic Walesp. 1
Writing ancient Britainp. 47
Becoming nationalp. 74
Rebels and reactionariesp. 104
Developing women's Welsh-language print culturep. 132
Writing young Walesp. 161
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