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Charlotte Lennox : an independent mind /

"Charlotte Lennox (c. 1729-1804) was an eighteenth-century English novelist whose most celebrated work, The Female Quixote (1752), is just one of eighteen works spanning a forty-three year career. Susan Carlile's critical biography of Lennox focuses on her role as the central figure in the...

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Main Author: Carlile, Susan, 1967- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2018]
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Table of Contents:
  • I. The American
  • New world thinking
  • An English Sappho
  • Making a trade of her wit
  • Uniting the laudable affections of the mind
  • II. The professional
  • Debating "genius"
  • Prospering in a patronizing profession
  • "The same darling end ... by different means"
  • Recasting a career
  • III. The celebrity
  • "The law of custom" ... or of "fools"?
  • "Work upon that now!"
  • Friendship, marriage, and motherhood
  • "A pen that conferred immortality"
  • Lennox's afterlife.