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

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Main Author: Looser, Devoney, 1967-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : British women writers and historical discourse
  • The true and romantic history of Lucy Hutchinson's Memoirs of the life of Colonel Hutchinson
  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu : historian of her own time
  • Charlotte Lennox and the study and use of history
  • "Deep immers'd in the historic mine" : Catharine Macaulay's History in letters
  • Hester Lynch Piozzi's infinite and exact world history, Retrospection
  • Reading Jane Austen and rewriting "Herstory."