Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Feminist Bibliography: Some Selections


Armstrong, Nancy. Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel. NY: Oxford UP, 1986.

Backscheider, Paula. An Annotated Bibliography of Twentieth-Century Critical Studies of Women and Literature, 1660-1800. NY: Garland, 1977.

Ballaster, Ros. Seductive Forms: Womenís Amatory Fiction from 1684 to 1740. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992.

Bhattacharya, Nandini. Reading the Splendid Body: Gender and Consumerism in Eighteenth-Century British Writing on India. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1998.

Brown, Laura. Ends of Empire: Women and Ideology in Early Eighteenth-Century English Literature. Ithaca and London: Cornell UP, 1993.

Bowers, Toni. The Politics of Motherhood: British Writing and Culture 1680-1760. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996.

Campbell, Jill. Natural Masques: Gender and Identity in Fieldingís Plays and Novels.

Castle, Terry. The Female Thermometer: Eighteenth-Century Culture and the Invention of the Uncanny. NY and Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995.

Cotton, Nancy. Women Playwrights in England 1363-1750. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1980.

Doody, Margaret A. "Gender, Literature, and Gendering Literature in the Restoration." The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1650-1740. Ed. Steven Zwicker. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998

Folger Collective on Early Women Critics. Women Critics 1660-1820, An Anthology. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1995.

Franceschina, John. Homosexualities in the English Theatre: From Lyly to Wilde. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 1997.

Gallagher, Catharine. Nobody's Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670-1820. Berkeley and Los Angeles: U of California P, 1994.

Gill, Pat. Interpreting Ladies: Women, Wit, and Morality in the Restoration Comedy of Manners. Athens: U. Georgia P., 1994.

Hill, Bridget. Women, Work, and Sexual Politics in Eighteenth-Century England. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1989.

Hitchcock, Tim. English Sexualities, 1700-1800. NY: St. Martin's P, 1997.

Johnson, Claudia L. Equivocal Beings: Politics, Gender, and Sentimentality in the 1790ís, Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, Burney, Austen. Chicago: Chicago UP, 1995.

Keller, Eve. "Producing Petty Gods: Margaret Cavendishís Critique of Experimental Science." ELH vol. 64 no. 2, Summer 1997.

Kowaleski-Wallace, Elizabeth, Consuming Subjects: Women, Shopping, and Business in the Eighteenth Century. New York: Columbia UP, 1997.

Landry, Donna. The Muses of Resistance: Laboring-Class Womenís Poetry in Britain, 1739-1796. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990.

Langbauer, Laurie. Women and Romance: The Consolations of Gender in the English Novel. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1990.

Markley, Robert. "íBe impudent, be saucy, forward, tousing, and leudí: The Politics of Masculine Sexuality and Feminine Desire in Behnís Tory Comedies." Cultural Readins of Restoration and Eighteenth Century Theater, ed. J. Douglas Canfield and Deborah C. Payne, Athens: U. of Georgia P., 1995.

McFarlane, Cameron. The Sodomite in Fiction and Satire, 1660-1750. NY: Columbia UP, 1997.

Moore, Lisa. Dangerous Intimacies: Toward a Sapphic History of the British Novel. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997.

Newton, Judith Lowder. Women, Power, and Subversion: Social Strategies in British Fiction, 1778-1860. Athens: U. of Georgia P, 1981.

Nussbaum, Felicity. Torrid Zones: Maternity, Sexuality, and Empire in Eighteenth-Century English Narratives. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins UP, 1995.

Pateman, Carole. The Sexual Contract. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1988.

Pearson, Jacqueline. The Prostituted Muse: Images of Women and Women Dramatists, 1642-1737. New York: Havester Wheatsheaf, 1988.

Perry, Ruth. "Colonizing the Breast: Sexuality and Maternity in Eighteenth-Century England." Journal of the History of Sexuality 2 (1991).

Raftery, Deirdre. Women and Learning in English Writing, 1600-1900. Dublin, Four Courts P, 1997.

Rainbolt, Martha. "Their Ancient Claim: Sappho and Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century British Women's Poetry." The Seventeenth Century 11(1997): 111-34.

Rosenthal, Laura J. Playwrights and Plagiarists in Early Modern England: Gender, Authorship, Literary Property. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1996.

Runge, Laura. Gender and Language in British Literary Criticism, 1660-1790. Cambridge: Canbridge UP, 1997.

Salvaggio, Ruth. Enlightened Absence: Neoclassical Configurations of the Feminine. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1988

Schochet, Gordon J. Patriarchalism in Political Thought: The Authoritarian Family and Political Speculation and Attitudes Especially in Seventeenth-Century England. NY: Basic Books, 1975.

Schofield, Mary Anne and Cecilia Macheski. Curtain Calls: British and American Women and the Theater, 1660-1820. Athens: Ohio UP, 1991.

Spencer, Jane. The Rise of the Woman Novelist: From Aphra Behn to Jane Austen. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1986.

Spender, Dale. Mothers of the Novel: One Hundred Good Women Writers Before Jane Austen. London: Pandora, 1986.

Staves, Susan. Married Women's Separate Property in England, 1660-1833. Cambridge and London: Harvard UP, 1990.

Stone, Lawrence. The Family, Sex, and Marriage in England, 1500-1800. Harper and Row, 1977.

_____. Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England, 1660-1753. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1992.

Trumbach, Randolph. The Rise of the Egalitarian Family: Aristocratic Kinship and Domestic Relations in Eighteenth-Century England. NY: Academic P, 1978.

Yeazell, Ruth. Fictions of Modesty: Women and Courtship in the English Novel. Chicago: Chicago UP, 1991.