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Writing Bodies in Popular Culture: Eliza Haywood and Love in Excess

Luhning, HR (2012) Writing Bodies in Popular Culture: Eliza Haywood and Love in Excess In: Women, Popular Culture and The Eighteenth Century. University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division, Toronto, pp. 150-167. ISBN 1442641819

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Abstract

Eliza Haywood was one of the most popular and prolific writers of the early eighteenth century, and in the 1720s her output alone accounted for a significant percentage of all writing being published in English by women.She achieved a high profile presence, became an example that women’s writing could be a lucrative product, and moved into a position to interpret and produce popular tastes about sexuality, the body, gender, and social behaviours. Haywood’s writing reflected and responded to this popular interest in bodies, while it also capitalized on the opportunities the changing marketplace allowed new writers, especially novelists, to engage with and influence a reading public.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of English and Languages > English
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Luhning, HRUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 24 July 2012
Uncontrolled Keywords : Social Science, Eliza Haywood, Eighteenth-Century Literature, Women Writers, Cultural Production, Bodies, Love in Excess, Courtship
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Date Deposited : 14 Jan 2013 16:17
Last Modified : 23 Sep 2013 19:55
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/742639

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