TITLE

Aesthetic Economies of Immasculation: Capitalism and Gender in Wollstonecraft's: Letters from Sweden

AUTHOR(S)
Pollock, Anthony
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Eighteenth Century: Theory & Interpretation (University of Penns;Summer2011, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p193
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article offers literary criticism of the book "Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark" by Mary Wollstonecraft. The author suggests that while many scholars have chosen a biographical reading of the text, it is strongly related to the issues of gender construction, aesthetics, and sociability covered in Wollstonecraft's other works. Topics discussed include mercantile capitalism, republican masculinity, and the sublime.
ACCESSION #
61438286

 

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