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Author Bowers, Toni.

Title The politics of motherhood : British writing and culture, 1680-1760 / Toni Bowers.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.

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 Moore Stacks  PR448.M66 B69 1996  1996    Available  ---
Description xvi, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-256) and index.
Contents Historicizing motherhood -- Royal motherhood Queen Anne and the politics of maternal representation -- The teeming princess of Denmark Anne as mother -- Thy nursing mother symbolic maternity and royal authority at the Coronatio of Queen Anne -- Symbolic maternity and practical politics in Queen Anne's England -- Monstrous motherhood violence difference and the subversion of maternal ideals -- Unnatural motherhood in two novels by Daniel Defoe -- Dreams of maternal autonomy scandalous motherhood in three tales by Eliza Haywood -- Maternal failure and socieconomic difference : The unantureal mother.
Subject English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Motherhood in literature.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Motherhood -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Motherhood -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Mother and child in literature.
Mothers in literature.
Indexed Term Mothers History
Great Britain
Subject Anne, reine de Grande-Bretagne, 1665-1714.
Littérature anglaise -- 18e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature anglaise -- 17e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Maternité dans la littérature.
Vertus dans la littérature.
Maternité -- Aspect politique -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire.
Grande-Bretagne -- Civilisation -- 17e siècle.
Grande-Bretagne -- Civilisation -- 18e siècle.
ISBN 9780521551748 (hardback)
0521551749 (hardback)
9780521020336 (pbk.)
0521020336 (pbk.)