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The Resource Her bread To earn : women, money, and society from Defoe to Austen, Mona Scheuermann

Her bread To earn : women, money, and society from Defoe to Austen, Mona Scheuermann

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Her bread To earn : women, money, and society from Defoe to Austen
Title
Her bread To earn
Title remainder
women, money, and society from Defoe to Austen
Statement of responsibility
Mona Scheuermann
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Much criticism has posited an all-powerful patriarchy that effectively marginalized and disempowered women until well into the nineteenth century. In a startling revisionist study, Mona Scheuermann refutes these stereotypes, finding that the images presented by eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century novelists are of functioning, capable women whose involvement with the getting, keeping, and investing of money provides a ubiquitous theme in the novels of the period. Her Bread to Earn focuses on the images presented by the major novels of the eighteenth and early nineteenth century, those work
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Scheuermann, Mona
Index
no index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • English fiction
  • Literature and society
  • Money in literature
  • Social problems in literature
  • Women and literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English fiction
  • Literature and society
  • Money in literature
  • Social problems in literature
  • Women and literature
  • England
Label
Her bread To earn : women, money, and society from Defoe to Austen, Mona Scheuermann
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; ONE: Introduction; TWO: ""I was become, from a Lady of Pleasure, a Woman of Business, and of great Business too, I assure you.""; THREE: ""I have sometimes wished that it had pleased God to have taken me in mylast fever, when I had everybody's love and good opinion.""; FOUR: ""with Regard to the young Lady ... my own Observation assured me that she would be an inestimable Treasure to a good Husband.""; FIVE: ""I live in an age when light begins to appear even in regions that have hitherto been thick darkness.""
  • SIX: ""Still she mourned her child, lamented she was a daughter, and anticipated the aggravated ills of life that her sex rendered almost inevitable.""SEVEN: ""He had ... enough to marry a woman as portionless even as Miss Taylor.""; EIGHT Conclusion; Notes; Index
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ocn900344571
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1 online resource (300 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781322597461
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129cr8f
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344571
Label
Her bread To earn : women, money, and society from Defoe to Austen, Mona Scheuermann
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; ONE: Introduction; TWO: ""I was become, from a Lady of Pleasure, a Woman of Business, and of great Business too, I assure you.""; THREE: ""I have sometimes wished that it had pleased God to have taken me in mylast fever, when I had everybody's love and good opinion.""; FOUR: ""with Regard to the young Lady ... my own Observation assured me that she would be an inestimable Treasure to a good Husband.""; FIVE: ""I live in an age when light begins to appear even in regions that have hitherto been thick darkness.""
  • SIX: ""Still she mourned her child, lamented she was a daughter, and anticipated the aggravated ills of life that her sex rendered almost inevitable.""SEVEN: ""He had ... enough to marry a woman as portionless even as Miss Taylor.""; EIGHT Conclusion; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn900344571
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781322597461
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129cr8f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344571

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