The Female Quixote Or The Adventures Of Arabella

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Charlotte Lennox's The Female Quixote, or The Adventures of Arabella is part imitation of and part commentary on Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote. Written in the mid-eighteenth century, among a rash of Cervantes imitations, Lennox's novel was by far the most popular and enduring of its kind. Simultaneously a critique of Cervantes' idealism and an appreciation of his humor, his irony, and his formal achievements, the novel has also been read as a feminist commentary on the consequences of women's estrangement from male society.
The novel explores various dichotomies and oppositions: realism and idealism, sanity and hysteria, the romance and the novel, female and male, and fiction and history, among others.

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Margaret Dalziel is at University of Otago. Margaret Anne Doody is at Vanderbilt University.

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Charlotte Lennox
Published by CreateSpace (2009)
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