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Familiar collaboration and women writers in eighteenth-century Britain: Elizabeth Griffith, Sarah Fielding and Susannah and Margaret Minifie

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Between 1740 and 1770, a number of women writers choose to make explicit in their printed texts their collaboration with a ‘familiar’: a family member or close friend. In so doing, they strategically enact their personal relationships through the medium of print in order to claim for themselves a level of literary power and delineate the terms on which they entered the marketplace as authors. This thesis argues that familiar relations expressed along a horizontal axis – those of husband, wife...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
Department:
Humanities Division - English Language and Literature

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2007
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:626a7d25-a7b8-448c-acef-cba199e63f54
Local pid:
ora:2291

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