Dinah Birch, 30 August 1990
Show More The Sign of Angellica: Women, Writing and Fiction, 1660-1800 by Janet Todd.
Virago, 328 pp., £12.99, April 1989, 0 86068 576 4Show More
Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian Britain by Mary Poovey.
Virago, 282 pp., £12.99, February 1989, 1 85381 035 5Show More
The Woman Question. Society and Literature In Britain and America, 1837-1883: Vols I-III edited by Elizabeth Helsinger, Robin Lauterbach Sheets and William Veeder.
Chicago, 146 pp., £7.95, February 1989, 0 226 32666 7Show More
Sexual Science: The Victorian Construction of Womanhood by Cynthia Eagle Russett.
Harvard, 245 pp., £15.95, June 1989, 9780674802902Show More
“... of a project. Poovey’s book clearly owes much to the three-volume collection of primary texts by Elizabeth Helsinger, Robin Sheets and William Veeder, published by Garland Press in 1983 under the title The Woman Question: Society and Literature in Britain and America 1837-1883. The avowed purpose of this substantial work, which has now made a welcome ...”