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The Literature of Crisis: Politics and Gender in 1790s Britain, 2021/22, Semester 1
Professor Robert Jones
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The Literature of Crisis: Politics and Gender in 1790s Britain

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Texts For Purchase 

Austen, Jane. Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan, The Watsons, ed. John Davie (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019)

Bage, Robert. Hermsprong; or, Man as He is Not (Peterborough: Broadview, 2002) 

Godwin, William, Caleb Williams, ed. by Pamela Clemit (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009)

Hays, Mary, Memoirs of Emma Courtney, ed. by Eleanor Ty (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009)

Inchbald, Elizabeth. A Simple Story, ed. J.M.S. Tompkins (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998)

Mee, Jon and David Fallon (eds), Romanticism and Revolution: A Reader ISBN: 9781444330441 (pbk.); 9781444330434 (hbk.); 1444330438 (hbk.); 1444330446 (pbk.) (Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2010)

Opie, Amelia, Adeline Mowbray, or, The Mother and Daughter: A Tale ISBN: 9781551114521; 1551114526, ed. by Anne McWhir (Peterborough: Broadview, 2010)

Radcliffe, Ann, The Romance of the Forest ISBN: 0192817124 (pbk), ed. by Chloe Chard (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009)

Wollstonecraft, Mary. Mary and the Wrongs of Woman, ed. Gary Kelly (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009)

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General Sources

Barker-Benfield, G. J., The Culture of Sensibility: Sex and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain ISBN: 9780226037141; 0226037134 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992)

Barker, Hannah and Elaine Chalus (eds), Gender in eighteenth-century England : roles, representations and responsibilities ISBN: 0582278260 (pbk); 0582278279 (London: Longman, 1997)

Barrell, John, Imagining the king's death : figurative treason, fantasies of regicide 1793-1796 ISBN: 0198112920 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000)

——, The spirit of despotism : invasions of privacy in the 1790s ISBN: 9780199281206 (hbk.) : £50.00; 0199281203 (hbk.) : £50.00 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006)

Carter, Philip, Men and the emergence of polite society : 1660-1800 ISBN: 0582319870 (pbk.) : £19.99; 0582319862 (London: Longman, 2001)

Clery, E.J., The feminization debate in eighteenth-century England : literature, commerce and luxury ISBN: 0333777328 (pbk.) : £18.99; 033377731x (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) 

Colley, Linda, Britons: Forging the Nation 1707-1837 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992)

Craciun, Adriana, British women writers and the French Revolution : citizens of the world ISBN: 1403902356 (hardback) (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2005)

Fairer, David, Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009)

Gilmartin, Kevin. Writing against Revolution: Literary Conservatism in Britain, 1790-1832 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Goring, Paul, The rhetoric of sensibility in eighteenth-century culture ISBN: 9780521103206 (pbk.) : £17.99; 0521103207 (pbk.) : £17.99 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005)

Guest, Harriet, Small change : women, learning, patriotism, 1750-1810 ISBN: 0226310523 (paper : alk. paper ; cloth : alk. paper) (Chicago: The University Press of Chicago, 2000)

 ——, Unbounded Attachment: Sentiment and Politics in the Age of the French Revolution (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013)

Harvey, Karen, ‘The Century of Sex? Gender, Bodies and Sexuality in the Long Eighteenth Century’, The historical journal. ISSN: 0018-246x, vol. 24 (2002), 899-916

Hitchcock, Tim and Michéle Cohen (eds), English masculinities, 1660-1800 ISBN: 0582319226 (pbk); 0582319196 (London: Longman, 1999)

Csengei, Ildiko, Sympathy, sensibility and the literature of feeling in the eighteenth century ISBN: 9780230308442 (hardback) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)

Jones, Chris, Radical sensibility : literature and ideas in the 1790s ISBN: 0415076854 (London: Routledge, 1993)

Jones, Vivien (ed.), Women and literature in Britain, 1700-1800 ISBN: 0521586801 (pb ; hb); 0521583470 (Cambridge: Cambridge, 2000)

Keen, Paul, The crisis of literature in the 1790s : print culture and the public sphere ISBN: 0521027225; 0521653258 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999)

Kelly, Gary, Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993)

Lacquer, Thomas, Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992)

McCann, Andrew, Cultural politics in the 1790s : literature, radicalism and the public sphere ISBN: 0312216459; 033373498X (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999)

McGann, Jerome J., The poetics of sensibility : a revolution in literary style ISBN: 9780198184782; 0198183704 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996)

Nagle, Christopher C., Sexuality and the culture of sensibility ISBN: 9781403984357 (hbk.) : £42.50; 1403984352 (hbk.) : £42.50 in the British Romantic Era (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)

Phillips, Mark Sabler, Society and sentiment : genres of historical writing in Britain, 1740-1820 ISBN: 0691031797 (alk. paper); 0691008671 (pbk. : alk. paper) (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000)

Pinch, Adela, Strange fits of passion : epistemologies of emotion, Hume to Austen ISBN: 0804725497 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0804725489 (cloth : alk. paper) (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996)

Ross, Marlon, The contours of masculine desire : romanticism and the rise of women's poetry ISBN: 0195057910 (alk. paper) (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989)

Wahrman, Dror, The making of the modern self : identity and culture in eighteenth-century England ISBN: 0300102518 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004)

Whale, John, Imagination under pressure, 1789-1832 : aesthetics, politics and utility ISBN: 0521772192 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000)


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Author Criticism

Jane Austen

Butler, Marilyn, Jane Austen and the War of Ideas (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1975; rpt. 1988)

Duckworth, Alistair, The Improvement of the Estate: A Study of Jane Austen’s Novels (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1971)

 Galperin, William, ‘Describing what never happened: Jane Austen and the history of missed opportunities’, ELH, 73:2 (2006), 355-82

——, The Historical Austen (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003)

Johnson, Claudia L., Equivocal Beings: Politics, Gender, and Sentimentality in the 1790s: Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995)

——, Jane Austen: Women, Politics and the Novel (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988)

——, ‘A “Sweet Face as White as Death”: Jane Austen and the Politics of Female Sensibility’, Novel: A Forum on Fiction, 22 (1989), 160-74

Johnson, Claudia L., and Tuite, Clara (eds), A Companion to Jane Austen (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)

Kaufmann, David, ‘Law and Propriety, Sense and Sensibility: Austen on the Cusp of Modernity’ ELH, 59:2 (1992) 385-408

Knox-Shaw, Peter, Jane Austen and the Enlightenment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004)

Tuite, Clara, Romantic Austen: Sexual Politics and the Literary Canon (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002)

Wiltshire, John, The Hidden Jane Austen (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014)

——, Jane Austen and the Body: ‘The Picture of Health’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992)


Robert Bage

Bartolomeo, Joseph F., ‘No Place Like Home: The Uses of America in 1790s British Fiction’, Yearbook of English Studies, 46 (2016): 242-58

Johnson, Nancy E., ‘Rights, Property and the Law in the English Novel’, Adversaria: Literature and Law, (1994): 99-120

Lindstrum, Eric, ‘Imagining Things As They Are’, Studies in Romanticism, 49 (2011): 477-506  

O’Flynn, Paul, ‘Man as He is and Romanticism as It Ought To Be’, Critical Survey, 4 (1992): 28-35 

Nerssian, Anahid J., ‘Romantic Liberalism and the Juridical Comedy’, Studies in Romanticism, 50 (2011): 639-59

Perkins, Pamela, ‘The Playfulness of the Pen: Bage and the Politics of Comedy’, Journal of Narrative Technique, 26 (1996): 30-47

Schmidgen, Wolfram, ‘Illegitimacy and Social Observation: The Bastard in the Eighteenth-Century Novel’, ELH (2002): 133-66



Edmund Burke

Barrell, John, Imagining the king's death : figurative treason, fantasies of regicide 1793-1796 ISBN: 0198112920 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000)

Blakemore, Stephen, Burke and the fall of language : the French Revolution as linguistic event ISBN: 0874514525 (Hanover: University Press of New England, 1988)

de Bruyn, Frans, The literary genres of Edmund Burke : the political uses of literary form ISBN: 0198121822 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996)

Eagleton, Terry, The ideology of the aesthetic ISBN: 0631163026 (pbk ; cased) : £9.95; 0631163018 (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1990)

Fliegalman, Jay, Prodigals and Pilgrims: The American Revolution Against Patriarchal Authority, 1750-1800 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982)

Fulford, Tim, Romanticism and masculinity : gender, politics and poetics in the writing of Burke, Coleridge, Cobbett, Wordsworth, De Quincey and Hazlitt. ISBN: 0333683250 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999)

Furniss, Tom, Edmund Burke's aesthetic ideology : language, gender, and political economy in revolution ISBN: 0521418151; 9780521055482 (pbk.); 0521055482 (pbk.) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993)

Kelly, Gary, The English Jacobin novel, 1780-1805 ISBN: 0198120621 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976)

Kramnick, Isaac, The rage of Edmund Burke : portrait of an ambivalent conservative (New York: Basic Books, 1977)

Mallory, Anne, ‘Burke, Boredom, and the Theater of Counterrevolution’, PMLA. ISSN: 0030-8129, 118:2 (March 2003), 224-238

Reid, Christopher, Edmund Burke and the practice of political writing ISBN: 0312236964 (Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1985)

Rovee, Christopher, Imagining the gallery : the social body of British romanticism ISBN: 0804751242 (alk. paper); 9780804751247 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006)

Russell, Gillian, ‘Burke’s Dagger: Theatricality, Politics and Print Culture in the 1790s’, British journal for eighteenth-century studies. ISSN: 0141-867X, 20:1 (1997), 1-17

Whale, John, Imagination under pressure, 1789-1832 : aesthetics, politics and utility ISBN: 0521772192 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000)

Whale, John (ed.), Edmund Burke's Reflections on the revolution in France : new interdisciplinary essays ISBN: 0719057868 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000)


William Godwin

Collings, David, The Romance of the Impossible: William Godwin in the Empty Place of Reason’, ELH. ISSN: 0013-8304, 70, 3 (Fall, 2003), 847-874

Dumas, Gilbert D., ‘Things as They Were: The Original Ending of Caleb Williams’, Studies in English literature, 1500-1900. ISSN: 0039-3657, 1500-1900, 6: 3 (Summer, 1966), 575-597

Fielding, Penny, “‘No Such Thing as Action”: William Godwin, the Decision, and the Secret’, NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction ISSN: 0029-5132, 42:3 (Fall, 2009), 380-386

Fludernik, Monika, ‘William Godwin’s Caleb Williams: The Tarnishing of the Sublime’, ELH. ISSN: 0013-8304, 68:4 (Winter, 2001), 857-896

Franta, Andrew, ‘Godwin’s Handshake’, PMLA. ISSN: 0030-8129, 122:3 (May, 2007), 696-710

Handwerk, Gary, ‘Of Caleb’s Guilt and Godwin's Truth: Ideology and Ethics in Caleb Williams’, ELH. ISSN: 0013-8304, 60:4 (Winter, 1993), 939-960

Logan, Peter Melville, ‘Narrating Hysteria: Caleb Williams and the Cultural History of Nerves’, NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction ISSN: 0029-5132, 29:2 (1996), 206-222

Radcliffe, Evan, ‘Godwin from “Metaphysician” to Novelist: Political Justice, Caleb Williams, and the Tension between Philosophical Argument and Narrative’, Modern philology. ISSN: 0026-8232, 97:4 (May, 2000), 528-553

Wehrs, Donald R., ‘Rhetoric, History, Rebellion: Caleb Williams and the Subversion of Eighteenth-Century Fiction’, Studies in English literature, 1500-1900. ISSN: 0039-3657, 28:3 (Summer, 1988), 497-511


Mary Hays

Brooks, Marilyn L., ‘Mary Hay’s The Victim of Prejudice: Chastity ReNegotiated’, Women's writing ISSN: 0969-9082, 15:1 (2008), 13-31

Jones, Vivien, “‘The Tyranny of the Passions’: Feminism and Heterosexuality in the Fiction of Wollstonecraft and Hays” in Sally Ledger, Josephine McDonagh, Jane Spencer eds, Political gender : texts and contexts ISBN: 9780745015620 (pbk); 9781315835051 (Brighton: Harvester, 1994), 173-88

Joy, Louise, ‘Novel feelings: Emma Courtney’s Point of View’, European Romantic Review ISSN: 1050-9585; 1740-4657 21:2 (2010), 139-68

Luria, Gina M., ‘Mary Hays’s Letters and Manuscripts’, Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740, 3:2 (1977), 524-30

Norton, Brian Michael, ‘Emma Courtney, Feminist Ethics, and the Problem of Autonomy’, The eighteenth century. ISSN: 0193-5380, 53 (2013), 297-315

Purdie, Susan and Sarah Oliver, ‘William Frend and Mary Hays: Victims of Prejudice’, Women's writing ISSN: 0969-9082, 17 (2010), 93-110

Rajan, Tilottama, ‘Autonarration and Genotext in Mary Hays’ Memoirs of Emma Courtney’, Studies in Romanticism. ISSN: 0039-3762, 32:2 (1993), 146-76

Rogers, Katharine, ‘The Contribution of Mary Hays’, ,Prose Studies 10:2 (1987), 131-42 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Spongberg, Mary, Writing women's history since the Renaissance ISBN: 0333726685(paper); 0333726677 (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002)

Ty, Eleanor, ‘The Imprisoned Female Body in Mary Hay’s The Victim of Prejudice’, in Women, revolution, and the novels of the 1790s ISBN: 9780870135194 (alk. paper); 0870135198 (alk. paper), ed. Linda Lang-Peralta (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1999), 143-6

 ——, Unsex'd revolutionaries : five women novelists of the 1790s ISBN: 0802077749 (pbk); 0802029493 (cloth) (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993)

Ward, Ian, ‘The Prejudices of Mary Hays’, International Journal of Law and Contexts, (2009), 131-56.

Waters, Mary, ‘“The First of a New Genus”: Mary Wollstonecraft as Literary Critic and Mentor to Mary Hays’, Eighteenth-century studies. ISSN: 0013-2586, 37:3 (2004), 415-34


Elizabeth Inchbald 

Anderson, Emily Hodgson, ‘Reading Theatrical Conventions in A Simple Story: Elizabeth Inchbald’s Ambiguous Performances’, Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies, 6 (2006): 5-30

Boardman, Michael, ‘Inchbald’s A Simple Story: An Anti-Ideological Reading’, The Eighteenth Century, 37 (1996): 271-86

Haggerty, George E., ‘Female Abjection in Inchbald’s A Simple Story’, SEL, 33 (1996): 655-71

Judson, Barbara, ‘The Psychology of Satan’, ELH, 76 (2009): 599-624

Keegan, Bridget, ‘Bred a Jesuit: A Simple Story and Late Eighteenth-Century English Catholic Culture’, Huntington Library Quarterly, 71 (2008): 687-706

Lott, Anna, ‘Sexual Politics in Elizabeth Inchbald’, SEL, 34 (1994): 635-48

Min, Eun Kyung, ‘Giving Promises in Elizabeth’s Inchbald’s A Simple Story’, ELH, 77 (2010): 105-27

Parker, Jo Alyson, ‘Complicating A Simple Story: Inchbald’s Two Versions of Female Power’, Eighteenth-Century Studies, 30 (1997): 255-70

Rogers, Katharine M., ‘Inhibitions on Eighteenth-Century Women Novelists: Elizabeth Inchbald and Charlotte Smith’, Eighteenth-Century Studies, 11 ( 1977-8): 63-78

Ward, Candace, ‘Inordinate Desire: School the Senses in Elizabeth’s Inchbald’s A Simple Story’, Studies in the Novel, 31 (1999): 1-18


Amelia Opie

Eberle, Roxanne, ‘Amelia Opie’s Adeline Mowbray: Diverting The Libertine Gaze; Or, The Vindication Of A Fallen Woman, Studies in the novel. ISSN: 0039-3827, 26:1 (1994), 121-152

King, Shelley, ‘Amelia Opie’s “Maid of Corinth” and the Origins of Art’, Eighteenth-century studies. ISSN: 0013-2586, 37:4 (Summer, 2004), 629-651

Stafford, William, ‘The Gender of the Place: Building and Landscape in Women-Authored Texts in England of the 1790s’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society. ISSN: 0080-4401, Vol. 13 (2003), 305-318

Ty, Eleanor, Empowering the feminine : the narratives of Mary Robinson, Jane West, and Amelia Opie, 1796-1812 ISBN: 9780802043627; 0802043623 (Toronto: Toronto University Press, 1998)


Thomas Paine

Blakemore, Steven, Crisis in representation : Thomas Paine, Mary Wollstonecraft, Helen Maria Williams, and the rewriting of the French Revolution ISBN: 0838637140 (alk. paper) (London: Associated University Presses, 1997)

Claeys, Gregory, Thomas Paine : social and political thought ISBN: 0044450907 (pbk ; cased) : £14.95; 0044450893 (London: Unwin Hyman, 1989)

Furniss, Tom, ‘Burke, Paine, and the Language of Assignats’, The yearbook of English studies. ISSN: 0306-2473, 19 (1989), 54-70

Haywood, Ian, The revolution in popular literature : print, politics, and the people, 1790-1860 ISBN: 0521835461 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004)

Hodson, Jane, Language and revolution in Burke, Wollstonecraft, Paine, and Godwin ISBN: 9780754654032; 0754654036 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007)

Kates, Gary, ‘From Liberalism to Radicalism: Tom Paine’s Rights of Man’, Journal of the history of ideas. ISSN: 0022-5037, 50:4 (1989), 569-587

Larkin, Edward, Thomas Paine and the Literature of Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005)

Nelson, Craig, Thomas Paine : enlightenment, revolution, and the birth of modern nations ISBN: 0143112384 (pbk.); 9780143112389 (pbk.) (London: Penguin, 2007)

Smith, Olivia, The politics of language, 1791-1819 ISBN: 0198128177; 0198128789 (pbk) (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984)


Ann Radcliffe

Benedict, Barbara M., Framing feeling : sentiment and style in English prose fiction, 1745-1800 ISBN: 0404635261 (New York: AMS Press, 1994)

Bohls, Elizabeth A., Women travel writers and the language of aesthetics, 1716-1818 ISBN: 0521474582 (hardback); 0521607108 (pbk) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995)

Castle, Terry, ‘The Specturalization of the Other in The Mysteries of Udolpho’, in Felicity Nussbaum and Laura Brown (eds), The new eighteenth century : theory, politics, English literature ISBN: 0416016413 (pbk); 0416016316 (London: Methuen, 1987), pp. 231-53

Chaplin, Sue, ‘Romance and Sedition in the 1790s: Radcliffe’s The Italian and the Terrorist Text, Romanticism. ISSN: 1354-991X; 1750-0192, 7:2 (2001), 177-190

Clery, E. J., The rise of supernatural fiction, 1762-1800 ISBN: 052145316X (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995)

Cottom, Daniel, The civilized imagination : a study of Ann Radcliffe, Jane Austen and Sir Walter Scott ISBN: 0521301726 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985)

Johnson, Claudia L., Equivocal beings : politics, gender, and sentimentality in the 1790s : Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen. ISBN: 0226401847; 0226401839 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995)

Kilgour, Maggie, The rise of the Gothic novel ISBN: 9780415081825; 0415081815 (London: Routledge, 1995)

Lewis, Jayne, “‘No Colour of Language”: Radcliffe’s Aesthetic Unbound’, Eighteenth-century studies. ISSN: 0013-2586, 39:3 (2006), 377-390

Miles, Robert, Ann Radcliffe : the great enchantress ISBN: 0719038286 (hardback); 0719038294 (pbk) (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995)

——, Gothic writing, 1750-1820 : a genealogy ISBN: 0719060095 (pbk) (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2002)

Robert Miles, and Emma Clery (eds), Gothic documents : a sourcebook, 1700-1820 ISBN: 0719040272 (pbk.) : £14.99; 0719040264 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000)

Spacks, Patricia Meyer, Desire and truth : functions of plot in eighteenth-century English novels ISBN: 0226768457 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990)

Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky, The coherence of Gothic conventions ISBN: 0416014119 (pbk) (London: Methuen, 1986)

Punter, David, The literature of terror : a history of gothic fictions from 1765 to the present day ISBN: 0582237149(v.1); 0582290554(v.2) (London: Longman, 1996)

Shapira, Yael, ‘Where the bodies are hidden: Ann Radcliffe’s ‘delicate’ gothic’, Eighteenth-century fiction. ISSN: 0840-6286 18:4 (2006), 453-76

Watt, James, Contesting the Gothic : fiction, genre, and cultural conflict, 1764-1832 ISBN: 0521640997 (hardback) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999)

Wellington, Jan, ‘Traversing regions of terror: The revolutionary traveller as gothic reader’, Studies in travel writing. ISSN: 1364-5145 7:2 (2003), 145-67


Mary Wollstonecraft

Bohls, Elizabeth A., Women travel writers and the language of aesthetics, 1716-1818 ISBN: 0521474582 (hardback); 0521607108 (pbk) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995)

Ellison, Julie, ‘Redoubled Feelings: Politics, Sentiment and the Sublime in Williams and Wollstonecraft’, Studies in eighteenth-century culture. ISSN: 0360-2370, vol 20 (1990)

Gordon, Lyndall, Vindication : a life of Mary Wollstonecraft ISBN: 1844081419 (London: Virago, 2005)

Kelly, Gary, Revolutionary feminism : the mind and career of Mary Wollstonecraft ISBN: 0333511026 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1996)

——, Women, Writing, and Revolution, 1790-1827 (Oxford: Clarendon, 1993)

Moore, Jane, ‘Plagiarism with a difference: subjectivity in ‘Kubla Khan’ and Letters Written During a Short Residence’, in Beyond romanticism : new approaches to texts and contexts 1780-1832 ISBN: 9780415052016; 0415052009, ed. Stephen Copley and John Whale (London: Routledge, 1992) pp. 140-59

Jones, Vivien, ‘The Death of Mary Wollstonecraft’, British journal for eighteenth-century studies. ISSN: 0141-867X, 20: 2 (1997), 187-205

——, ‘“The Tyranny of the Passions”: Feminism and Heterosexuality in the Fiction of Wollstonecraft and Hays’, in Sally Ledger, Josephine McDonagh, Jane Spencer (eds), Political gender : texts and contexts ISBN: 9780745015620 (pbk); 9781315835051 (Brighton: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1994), pp. 173-88

——, ‘Wollstonecraft and Advice Literature’, in Claudia Johnson (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Mary Wollstonecraft (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001)

Maassen, Irmgard, ‘Mary Wollstonecraft: Romance and the Anxiety of Reading’, Romanticism. ISSN: 1354-991X; 1750-0192, 5: 2 (1999), 172-187

Mills, Sara, ‘Written on the Landscape: Mary Wollstonecraft’s Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark’, in Amanda Gilroy (ed.), Romantic geographies : discourses of travel, 1775-1844 ISBN: 071905785X (pbk.) : £15.99; 0719055768 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000), pp. 19-34

Sapiro, Virginia, A vindication of political virtue : the political theory of Mary Wollstonecraft ISBN: 9780226734910 (pbk.); 0226734919 (pbk.); 0226734900 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992)

Taylor, Barbara, Mary Wollstonecraft and the feminist imagination ISBN: 0521004179 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003)

Waters, Mary, ‘“The First of a New Genus”: Mary Wollstonecraft as Literary Critic and Mentor to Mary Hays’, Eighteenth-century studies. ISSN: 0013-2586, 37:3 (2004), 415-34

Whale, John, ‘Death in the Face of Nature: Self and Society in Wollstonecraft’s Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark’, Romanticism. ISSN: 1354-991X; 1750-0192, 1:2 (1995), 177-192 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 


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