Related Bibliography and Book Review List

Please select a book to review from the * list. [Please note: not all of these are available at USF library, and so you may have to use Interlibrary Loan.]


Armstrong, Nancy.  Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987).

Bakhtin, M. M.  The Dialogic Imagination  (Austin: U of Texas Press, 1985).

*Bannet, Eve Tavor.  Domestic Revolution: Enlightenment Feminisms and the Novel (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000).

Bender, John, Imagining the Penitentiary: Fiction and the Architecture of Mind in Eighteenth Century England (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987)

*Brewer, David A.  The Afterlife of Character, 1726-1825 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005).

*Brown, Homer Obed, Institutions of the English novel from Defoe to Scott (Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997).

Castle, Terry, Masquerade and civilization : the carnivalesque in eighteenth-century English culture and fiction (Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1986).

Davis, Lennard.  Factual Fictions: The Origins of the English Novel (New York: Columbia University Press, 1983).

*Donovan, Josephine.  Women and the Rise of the Novel, 1405-1726 (New York: St. Martins Press, 1999).

Gallagher, Catherine. Nobody's story : the vanishing acts of women writers in the marketplace, 1670-1820 (Berkeley : University of California Press, 1994).

*Guest, Harriet.  Small Change:  Women, Learning and Patriotism, 1750-1810 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000).

Johnson, Claudia. Equivocal Beings: politics, gender, and sentimentality in the 1790s : Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen (Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995.)

*Justice, George.  The Manufacturers of Literature: Writing and the Literary Marketplace in Eighteenth-century England (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2002).

Lanser, Sue. Fictions of Authority : Women Writers and Narrative Voice (Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1992).

*London, April.  Women and Property in the Eighteenth-Century English Novel (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999).

*Looser, Devoney.  British Women Writers and the Writing of History, 1670-1820 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000).

*Lynch, Diedre.  The Economy of Character: Novels, Market Culture, and the Business of Inner Meaning (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998).

*McKeon, Michael.  Secret History of Domesticity: Public Private and the Division of Knowledge (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005).  HM651 .M38 2005

*Nussbaum, Felicity. The Limits of the Human: Fictions of Anomaly, Race and Gender in the Long Eighteenth Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003).

-----.  Torrid Zones: Maternity, Sexuality and Empire in Eighteenth-century English Narratives (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995).

*Parrinder, Patrick.  Nation and Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006).

Poovey, Mary, The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer: Ideology as Style in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley, and Jane Austen (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984).

Ross, Deborah. The Excellence of Falsehood: Romance, Realism and Women’s Contribution to the Novel (Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1991).

*Sherman, Stuart.  Telling time : clocks, diaries, and English diurnal form, 1660-1785 (Chicago: University of Chicago, 1996).

*Siskin, Clifford. The Work of Writing:  Literature and Social Change in Britain, 1700-1830 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998).

*Skinner, Gillian.  Sensibility and Economics in the Novel, 1740-1800 (London: Macmillan Press, 1999).

Spencer, Jane, Rise of the Woman Novelist: from Aphra Behn to Jane Austen (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1986).

*St. Clair, William.  The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).

Todd, Janet,  The Sign of Angellica: Women, Writing and Fiction 1660-1800 (New York: Columbia UP, 1989).