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Literary Jacobitism

Subtitle:
the writing of Jane Barker, Mary Caesar and Anne Finch
Abstract:

This thesis argues that much of the gender based criticism that has led to the "rediscovery" of neglected early modern women writers has, paradoxically, also served to limit our understanding of such writers by distracting attention from other aspects of their writing, such as their political commitments. The three authors considered, Jane Barker (1652-1732), Mary Caesar (1677-1741) and Anne Finch (1661-1720), have been selected precisely because Jacobitism is central to their writing. Ho...

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St. Hilda's College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of English Language and Literature

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Publication date:
2006
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602157226
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