Thesis icon

Thesis

Women and the framed-novelle sequence in eighteenth-century England: clothing instruction with delight

Abstract:

English women writers of the eighteenth century manifested enthusiasm for a form best described as a framed-novelle sequence, that is, a form in which conversations between characters/narrators are interspersed with embedded narratives. This thesis argues that the framed-novelle, with its distinctive juxtaposition of narrative and critical conversation facilitated feminine intervention in the period’s political, social, and literary debates. It demonstrates that Delarivier Manley, Jane Barke...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Corpus Christi College
Department:
Humanities Division - English Language and Literature
Role:
Author

Contributors

Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:b92d7d4f-5c93-4b16-bca5-80bfb6bc2827
Local pid:
ora:6028

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP