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Author Wilson, Brett D., 1971-

Title A race of female patriots [electronic resource] : women and public spirit on the British stage, 1688-1745 / Brett D. Wilson.

Imprint Lanham : Bucknell University Press, co-published with the Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 293 p.
Series Transits : literature, thought & culture 1650-1850
Transits (Bucknell University)
Note Introduction: "A female patriot? vanity! absurd!" -- "How hard is the condition of our sex"?: the female advocate and the subject of sympathy in The fair penitent -- That sex's care: sentimental union and the common good -- Public victims: Janes, Jacobites, and the national she-tragedy -- "Even in the softer sex": gendering patriotism in the plays of James Thomson -- Epilogue: circulating power, public affections, and the re-masculinization of British public spirit.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject English drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Political plays, English -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Women in literature.
Patriotism in literature.
Theater -- Political aspects -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Women in the theater -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Theater audiences -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781611483642 (cloth alk. paper)
9781611483659 (electronic)
9781611483659 (e-book)

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