Seductive Forms: Women's Amatory Fiction from 1684 to 1740

@inproceedings{Ballaster1992SeductiveFW,
  title={Seductive Forms: Women's Amatory Fiction from 1684 to 1740},
  author={Rosalind Ballaster},
  year={1992}
}
Part 1 Gender and genre: the rise of the novel - gender and genre in theories of prose fiction observing the forms - amatory fiction and the construction of a female reader. Part 2 Women writers: "A Devil on't, the Woman Damns the Poet" - Aphra Behn's fictions of feminine identity "A Genius for Love" - sex as politics as seduction in Eliza Haywood's amatory fiction "Preparatives to Love" - fiction as seduction in Eliza Haywood's amatory prose. Conclusion: The decline of amatory fiction - re(de… Expand
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