Women and Gift Exchange in Eighteenth-Century Fiction: Richardson, Burney, Austen.

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Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature. Explores the use of gift giving in novels Clarissa, Sir Charles Grandison, Cecilia, The Wanderer, Mansfield Park, and Emma. Using contemporary sources such as philosophical works, sermons, conduct books and tracts, the author explores how the culture of obligation and reciprocity was expressed in a time of increasing commercialism. Routledge. Hb. NEW. $99.00