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TitleBluestockings displayed : portraiture, performance and patronage, 1730-1830 / edited by Elizabeth Eger.
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
 2nd FL Humanities Library Books PR113 .B55 2013  Available
Collationxv, 309 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-301).
ContentsRomantic bluestockings: from muses to matrons / Anne Mellor -- 'To dazzle let the vain design': Alexander Pope's portrait gallery; or, the Impossibility of brilliant women / Emma Clery -- Virtue, patriotism and female scholarship in bluestocking portraiture / Clare Barlow -- Anne Seymour Damer: a sculptor of 'Republican perfection' / Alison Yarrington -- The blues gone grey: portraits of bluestocking women in old age / Devoney Looser -- Sacred love: Eliza Linley's voice / Joseph Roach -- The learned female soprano / Susan Staves -- Roles and role models: Montagu, Siddons, Lady Macbeth / Shearer West -- Hester Thrale: 'what trace of the wit' / Felicity A. Nussbaum -- Reading practices in Elizabeth Montagu's epistolary network of the 1750s / Markman Ellis -- The queen of the blues, the Bluestocking Queen, and bluestocking masculinity / Clarissa Campbell-Orr -- Luck be a lady: patronage and professionalism for women writers in the 1790s / Harriet Guest.
SubjectEnglish literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Women intellectuals -- Great Britain.
Literary patrons -- Great Britain.
Alt AuthorEger, Elizabeth, editor.
ISBN9780521768801 (hardback)
0521768802 (hardback)
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