The Kinship Coterie and the Literary Endeavors of the Women in the Shelley Circle

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The Kinship Coterie and the Literary Endeavors of the Women in the Shelley Circle examines the female relationships in the Wollstonecraft-Godwin-Shelley families, particularly the marginalized and often neglected figures of Claire Clairmont and Fanny Imlay. The model of authorship presented here challenges the Romantic ideal of solitariness and promotes instead the idea that the writer belongs to and creates within a specific community. Using the newly coined phrase kinship coterie to describe the group of kinswomen ...

The Kinship Coterie and the Literary Endeavors of the Women in the Shelley Circle 2007, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820495064

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