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The Resource Sex and Enlightenment : women in Richardson and Diderot, Rita Goldberg

Sex and Enlightenment : women in Richardson and Diderot, Rita Goldberg

Label
Sex and Enlightenment : women in Richardson and Diderot
Title
Sex and Enlightenment
Title remainder
women in Richardson and Diderot
Statement of responsibility
Rita Goldberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goldberg, Rita
Dewey number
823/.6
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3664.C43
LC item number
G58 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Richardson, Samuel
  • Richardson, Samuel
  • Diderot, Denis
  • Diderot, Denis
  • Women and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Epistolary fiction
  • Rape victims in literature
  • Women in literature
  • Sex in literature
  • Enlightenment
  • Diderot, Denis
  • Richardson, Samuel
  • Richardson, Samuel
  • Diderot, Denis
  • Diderot, Denis
  • Richardson, Samuel
  • Diderot, Denis
  • Femmes dans la littérature
  • Sexualité dans la littérature
  • Siècle des lumières
  • Clarissa, or, the history of a young lady (Richardson)
  • La religieuse (Diderot)
Label
Sex and Enlightenment : women in Richardson and Diderot, Rita Goldberg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 220-233
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Clarissa and European culture ; Clarissa and the critics ; Clarissa as a sexual myth or model -- Clarissa and the Puritan conduct books. A preliminary account of Richardson's writings ; Structure and moral content in Clarissa ; Anna Howe's testimonial letter : conduct books, The ladies library and "Heroick virtue" ; Social life : some controversies about marriage in the eighteenth century -- The moral struggle at Harlowe Place. Anna Howe's first letter ; The devil's in her sex! ; Clarissa's "witchcrafts" and a delayed marriage -- Clarissa lives : let this expiate!. Sex and the epistolary novel : preliminaries ; Death and exegesis in Clarissa ; Lovelace's proposals of marriage and the impossibility of union ; "Men-women" and the boundaries of sexuality ; The rape ; Clarissa's death -- Diderot's Éloge de Richardson and the problem of realism. Diderot and Richardson ; A close look at the Éloge -- Sex and the philosophe. Diderot and the critique of erotic decadence ; Female sexuality as a disease ; Diderot's views on the pathology of femininity ; Femininity and enlightenment -- La religieuse and Clarissa : convent and bordello. The "Préface-Annexe" : artifice and the feeling heart ; The artist as scientist ; Women, feeling and the paradoxes of individualism ; Suzanne Simonin and the scientific "gaze" ; Clarissa, Suzanne and sexuality ; Diderot and his characters ; Richardson and the feminization of knowing
Control code
10123460
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 239 pages
Isbn
9780521260695
Lccn
83023210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10123460
  • (WaOLN)668589
Label
Sex and Enlightenment : women in Richardson and Diderot, Rita Goldberg
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 220-233
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Clarissa and European culture ; Clarissa and the critics ; Clarissa as a sexual myth or model -- Clarissa and the Puritan conduct books. A preliminary account of Richardson's writings ; Structure and moral content in Clarissa ; Anna Howe's testimonial letter : conduct books, The ladies library and "Heroick virtue" ; Social life : some controversies about marriage in the eighteenth century -- The moral struggle at Harlowe Place. Anna Howe's first letter ; The devil's in her sex! ; Clarissa's "witchcrafts" and a delayed marriage -- Clarissa lives : let this expiate!. Sex and the epistolary novel : preliminaries ; Death and exegesis in Clarissa ; Lovelace's proposals of marriage and the impossibility of union ; "Men-women" and the boundaries of sexuality ; The rape ; Clarissa's death -- Diderot's Éloge de Richardson and the problem of realism. Diderot and Richardson ; A close look at the Éloge -- Sex and the philosophe. Diderot and the critique of erotic decadence ; Female sexuality as a disease ; Diderot's views on the pathology of femininity ; Femininity and enlightenment -- La religieuse and Clarissa : convent and bordello. The "Préface-Annexe" : artifice and the feeling heart ; The artist as scientist ; Women, feeling and the paradoxes of individualism ; Suzanne Simonin and the scientific "gaze" ; Clarissa, Suzanne and sexuality ; Diderot and his characters ; Richardson and the feminization of knowing
Control code
10123460
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 239 pages
Isbn
9780521260695
Lccn
83023210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10123460
  • (WaOLN)668589

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