Women, Letters, and the Novel.
Examines the emerging English epistolary novel in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Links the condition of women to the rising popularity of the new genre. Deals with how fiction written in letters became the ideal format for perpetuating myths of romantic love and sexual fantasy in everyday life. Book is like new. Cover is protected in mylar. Scarce, especially in this condition. AMS Press, Inc. NY. 1980. USED. $65.00