Contributions of English women novelists to the novel through the eighteenth century
The purpose of this thesis is to discover the contributions which some of the English women novelists of the eighteenth century made to the development of the novel. Although the form and scope of the English novel were determined largely by the men novelists, it is evident that in some respects the women novelists have modified and added to the contributions of the men.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- The forerunners of the novel -- Men novelists of the eighteenth century -- Pree-eighteenth century women writers -- Eighteenth century English women novelists -- Romanticism -- The novel of manners and the historical novel -- Conclusion -- Bibliography
Thesis (M.A.)-- University of Wichita, College of Loberal Arts and Sciences, Dept. of English