Women Write Back: Strategies of Response and the Dynamics of by Stephanie M. Hilger

By Stephanie M. Hilger

Ladies Write again explores the overdue eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century women's responses to texts written via famous Enlightment figures. Hilger investigates the authorial innovations hired by means of Karoline von Gu?nderrode, Ellis Cornelia Knight, Julie de Kru?dener, and Helen Maria Williams, whose works interact Voltaire's Mahomet, Johnson's Rasselas, Goethe's Werther, and Rousseau's Julie. The research of those women's texts sheds gentle at the literary tradition of a interval that deemed itself not just enlightened but additionally egalitarian.

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And POPE, the music of thy verse Shall winter’s dreary gloom dispel, And fond remembrance oft rehearse The moral song she knows so well (I, 18–22, capitals in original) Praising Shakespeare, Milton, Thomson, and Pope was especially important for Williams who had, by the time of the novel’s publication, moved to France and was reporting on the events there from a sympathetic perspective. This flattery allows Williams to insert herself into the English literary tradition by displaying her knowledge of and respect for it.

See Jack Fruchtman, An EyeWitness Account, pp. 5–6. Helen Maria Williams, Letters Written in France, in the summer 1790, to a friend in England; containing, various anecdotes relative to the French Revolution; and memoirs of Mons. and Madame du F--- (London: T. Cadell , 1790). Mary Favret observes that Williams’ Letters “were widely excerpted, quoted, applauded and attacked in the British press. In The English Novel in the Magazines, 1740–1815, Robert D. ] [T]hanks to the labors of piratical miscellany editors, [she] became perhaps the best-known contemporary author to magazine writers of her generation’” (Mary Favret, Romantic Correspondence: Women, Politics and the Fiction of Letters (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1993), pp.

By Paula R. Feldman and Theresa M. Kelley (Hanover and London: UP of New England, 1995), pp. 1 (Winter 1992), 18–23. Helen Maria Williams, Julia, ed. by Gina Luria (New York: Garland Publishing, 1974); Helen Maria Williams, Julia, a Novel, ed. by Peter Garside (London: Routledge/Thoemmes Press, 1995). Both of these editions are facsimile reprints. ” E-mail to Stephanie Hilger. 18 April 2008. Mather, editor at Broadview Press, confirmed that Julia, edited by Orianne Smith, is forthcoming in the next few years, although an exact publication date has not yet been set.

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