Living by the Pen: Early British Women Writers.
Groundbreaking collection of essays includes "A Vindication of the Writing Woman," several essays that focus on the writings of Behn, Edgeworth, Sarah Fielding, Brunton and Baillie, Haywood, Inchbald, Charlotte Smith, Lennox, Burney. Section on issues such as maternal authority and violence against women in the novels. Also a section on the achievements in novel form. A great deal of Austen. Thorough index, including a subject index, and sources given throughout. Excellent condition. Teachers College Press, NY. 1992. Paper. USED. $20.00