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Private interests [electronic resource] : women, portraiture, and the visual culture of the English novel, 1709-1791 / Alison Conway.

By: Conway, Alison Margaret.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (xii, 293 p., [28] p. of plates) : ports.ISBN: 9781442678767 (electronic bk.); 1442678763 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism | Art and literature -- England -- History -- 18th century | Women and literature -- England -- History -- 18th century | Visual perception in literature | Portraits in literature | Women in literature | Roman anglais -- 18e si�ecle -- Histoire et critique | Portraits dans la litt�erature | Femmes dans la litt�erature | Frau -- Portr�at -- Motiv (Literatur) -- Roman -- Englisch -- Geschichte -- 1709-1791 | Frauenportr�at -- Grossbritannien -- Geschichte 18. Jh | Frauenroman -- englischer -- Geschichte 18. Jh | Roman -- englischer -- Motiv -- Frau | Frau -- Motiv -- Roman -- englischer | Roman -- englischer -- Malerei -- Geschichte 18. Jh | Malerei -- Roman -- englischer -- Geschichte 18. Jh | Roman -- Englisch -- Motiv (Literatur) -- Frau -- Portr�at -- Geschichte -- 1709-1791 | Portr�at -- Frau -- Motiv (Literatur) -- Roman -- Englisch -- Geschichte -- 1709-1791 | Roman | Frau | Bildnis | Geschichte 1709-1791 | Englisch | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, WelshGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Private interests.DDC classification: 823/.509357 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The novel and the portrait in eighteenth-century England -- Envisioning literary interest: Manley's The New Atalantis -- "Ravished sight": picturing Clarissa -- Refiguring virtue: The history of Miss Betsy Thoughtless and Amelia -- "Paint her to your own mind": Sterne's concupiscible narratives -- Portraits of the woman artist: Kauffman, Wollstonecraft, and Inchbald.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-285) and index.

The novel and the portrait in eighteenth-century England -- Envisioning literary interest: Manley's The New Atalantis -- "Ravished sight": picturing Clarissa -- Refiguring virtue: The history of Miss Betsy Thoughtless and Amelia -- "Paint her to your own mind": Sterne's concupiscible narratives -- Portraits of the woman artist: Kauffman, Wollstonecraft, and Inchbald.

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