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.]
Bakhtin, M. M. The Dialogic Imagination (Austin: U of Texas Press, 1985).
*Bannet, Eve Tavor. Domestic Revolution: Enlightenment Feminisms
and the Novel (
Bender, John, Imagining
the Penitentiary: Fiction and the Architecture of Mind in Eighteenth Century
*Brewer, David A.
The Afterlife of Character,
*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 (
Johnson, Claudia. Equivocal Beings: politics, gender, and sentimentality in the 1790s : Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen (Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995.)
The Manufacturers of Literature:
Writing and the Literary Marketplace in Eighteenth-century
Lanser, Sue. Fictions of Authority : Women Writers and Narrative Voice (Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1992).
*Looser, Devoney. British
Women Writers and the Writing of History, 1670-1820 (
*Lynch, Diedre. The Economy of Character: Novels, Market Culture, and the Business of Inner Meaning (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998).
Secret History of Domesticity:
Public Private and the Division of Knowledge (
*Nussbaum, Felicity. The
Limits of the Human: Fictions of Anomaly, Race and Gender in the Long
Eighteenth Century (
-----. 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 (
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
*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).
Clair, William. The
Todd, Janet, The Sign of Angellica: Women, Writing and Fiction 1660-1800 (New York: Columbia UP, 1989).