The Resource Women and literary celebrity in the nineteenth century : the transatlantic production of fame and gender, Brenda R. Weber

Women and literary celebrity in the nineteenth century : the transatlantic production of fame and gender, Brenda R. Weber

Label
Women and literary celebrity in the nineteenth century : the transatlantic production of fame and gender
Title
Women and literary celebrity in the nineteenth century
Title remainder
the transatlantic production of fame and gender
Statement of responsibility
Brenda R. Weber
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weber, Brenda R.
Dewey number
820.9/928709034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR115
LC item number
.W43 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Ashgate series in nineteenth-century transatlantic studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • American literature
  • English literature
  • American literature
  • Fame
  • Sex role
  • Women authors
  • Women authors in literature
  • Authorship
  • Authorship
Label
Women and literary celebrity in the nineteenth century : the transatlantic production of fame and gender, Brenda R. Weber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : a right to call herself famous -- Reconstructing Charlotte : the making of celebrated "female genius" -- "A sort of monster" : Fanny Fern, fame's appetite, and the construction of the multivalent famous female author -- "Great genius breaks all bonds" : Margaret Oliphant and the female literary greats -- Correcting the record, creating a new one : Elizabeth Keckley's Behind the scenes and Eliza Potter's A hair-dresser's experience in high life -- The text as child : gender/sex and metaphors of maternity at the fin de siècle -- Conclusion : Doing her level best to play the man's game : literary hermaphrodites and the exceptional woman -- Afterword : in search of the cult of Charlotte
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 259 p.
Isbn
9781409400745
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
2011046387
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 4063619-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4063619
  • (Sirsi) i9781409400738
Label
Women and literary celebrity in the nineteenth century : the transatlantic production of fame and gender, Brenda R. Weber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : a right to call herself famous -- Reconstructing Charlotte : the making of celebrated "female genius" -- "A sort of monster" : Fanny Fern, fame's appetite, and the construction of the multivalent famous female author -- "Great genius breaks all bonds" : Margaret Oliphant and the female literary greats -- Correcting the record, creating a new one : Elizabeth Keckley's Behind the scenes and Eliza Potter's A hair-dresser's experience in high life -- The text as child : gender/sex and metaphors of maternity at the fin de siècle -- Conclusion : Doing her level best to play the man's game : literary hermaphrodites and the exceptional woman -- Afterword : in search of the cult of Charlotte
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 259 p.
Isbn
9781409400745
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
2011046387
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 4063619-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4063619
  • (Sirsi) i9781409400738

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