Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Return of the Women of Literary Instinct

Cambridge University Press has reprinted Marjory A. Bald's Women-Writers of the Nineteenth Century:

Women-Writers of the Nineteenth Century
Marjory A. Bald
Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107418073 / July 2014

Originally published in 1923, this book contains short biographies of the lives and works of several nineteenth-century female writers: Jane Austen, the Brontës, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti. Bald focuses on the humanity of each woman, and seeks to clarify the characteristics of 'women of literary instinct'. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in female authors and their motivations.
Includes a whole section devoted to the Brontës:

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