Consuming Subjects

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9780231105781: Consuming Subjects

-- Laura Brown, author of Ends of Empire: Women & Ideology in Early EighteenthCentury English Literature

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Drawing on feminist criticism, cultural studies, and new historicist ideas, Kowaleski-Wallace suveys eighteenth century literary texts, material object, and cultural events to illuminate the ways in which women are both controlled by and empowered through images of consumption.

About the Author:

Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace is Assistant Professor of English at Boston College. She is author of Their Fathers' Daughters: Hannah Moore, Maria Edgeworth, and Patriarchal Complicity, and coeditor, with Patricia Yaeger, of Refiguring the Father: New Feminist Readings of Patriarchy.



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