British women writers and the writing of history, 1670-1820 / Devoney Looser

Author(s): Looser, Devoney, 1967-
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Subjects: Historiography--Great Britain--History--18th century
English prose literature--Women authors--History and criticism
English prose literature--18th century--History and criticism
Women historians--Great Britain
Great Britain--Historiography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000
LC Classification: D, DA
Physical Description: xi, 272 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction: British Women Writers and Historical Discourse 1
The True and Romantic History of Lucy Hutchinson's Memoirs of Life of Colonel Hutchinson 28
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Historian of Her Own Time 61
Charlotte Lennox and the Study and Use of History 89
"Deep Immers'd in the Historic Mine": Catharine Macaulay's History in Letters 119
Hester Lynch Piozzi's Infinite and Exact World History, Retrospection 152
Reading Jane Austen and Rewriting "Herstory" 178
Notes 205
Works Cited 235
Index 265
Notes: LCCN: 00008475
ISBN: 0801864488 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-263) and index
OCLC Number: 43539990
ISBN/ISSN: 0801864488