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Harriet Martineau

The Poetics of Moralism

Harriet Martineau( )
Author: Hunter, Shelagh
Series title:The Nineteenth Century Ser.
ISBN:978-1-85928-135-2
Publication Date:Feb 1995
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $99.95
Book Description:

Harriet Martineau (1802-1876) was the leading woman journalist of the 19th century and a role model for women's success in a man's world. She was a feminist in practice rather than by principle, and used the certainties of religion, and of femininity as then defined by religion, to invent a public role and persona, achieving economic and spiritual independence in an innovative career without offending accepted social mores.Essentially a populariser of radical ideas, Martineau is more...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Social Scientists & Psychologists
Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.435 x 9.438 x 1.131 Inches
Book Weight:1.21 Pounds



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