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Title Eighteenth-century women and the arts / edited by Frederick M. Keener and Susan E. Lorsch.

Publication Info. New York : Greenwood Press, 1988.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  700.88 E34E    Check Shelf
Description xv, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Contributions in women's studies, 0147-104X ; no. 98
[Hofstra University's cultural and intercultural studies]
Hofstra University cultural & intercultural studies.
Contributions in women's studies, 0147-104X ; no. 98.
Note "Prepared under the auspices of Hofstra University."
Papers selected from the Conference on Eighteenth-Century Women and the Arts, held at Hofstra University, Oct. 10-12, 1985.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index.
Contents Julie de Lespinasse: a mirror for the enlightenment -- Gibbon versus law: enlightenment and pietist standards for women -- Two anomalous women: Elizabeth Carter and Catherine Talbot -- A tax on old maids and bachelors: Frances Brooke's Old Maid -- Beaumarchais: a woman's place -- "For softness she": gender ideology and aesthetics in eighteenth-century England -- Emilie or Emile? Madame d'Epinay and the education of girls in eighteenth-century France -- Mrs. Hannah
Cowley, Playwright -- "My Want of Skill": apologias of British women poets, 1660-1800 -- The poet as mermaid: images of self in Margaret Cavendish and others -- Women poets and the pastoral trap: the case of Mary Whateley -- Pamela's identity sewn in clothes -- Graffigny and Riccoboni on the language of the woman writer -- Plot, voice, and narrative Oubli: Juliette Catesby's twice-told tale -- Defining the educative process: Maria Edgeworth's Belinda -- The women
musicians of Venice -- An English "feminist" in the Turkish harem: a portrait of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu -- William Hogarth's moral message: the politics of eighteenth-century middle-class reality -- The letter theme: Fragonard and the image of women -- Ambition, politics, and professionalism: two women painters -- Biography, criticism, art history: Angelica Kauffman in context -- A woman artist's legacy: the autobiography of Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun -- Educating women
in the arts: Mme. Campan's school -- Statistical profile of women writing in English from 1660 to 1800 -- Revising the pedagogy of the traditional scholarly methods course: the Brandeis Elizabeth Griffith collective -- On editing Elizabeth Griffith's The Platonic Wife -- Ambivalence and writing: Elizabeth and Richard Griffith's A Series of Genuine Letters between Henry and Frances -- "How nicely circumspect must your conduct be": double standards in Elizabeth Griffith's
The History of Lady Barton -- "Intruding herself into the chair of criticism": Elizabeth Griffith and The Morality of Shakespeare's Drama Illustrated.
Subject Arts, Modern -- 18th century.
Women artists -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Feminism and the arts.
Added Author Keener, Frederick M., 1937-
Lorsch, Susan E., 1950-
Conference on Eighteenth-Century Women and the Arts (1985 : Hofstra University)
Added Title Eighteenth century women and the arts
ISBN 0313263647 library binding alkaline paper
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