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Torrid Zones: Maternity, Sexuality, and Empire in Eighteenth-Century English Narratives

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Torrid Zones: Maternity, Sexuality, and Empire in Eighteenth-Century English Narratives - Nussbaum, Felicity A, Professor
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How did the creation of the "Other" woman in English narratives contribute to the displacement of sexuality onto the exotic or savage woman? How did this cultural invention reinforce the cult of domesticity at home? What were the social and economic forces driving the process? Among the first books to consider issues of empire in relation to literary texts of the eighteenth century, Torrid Zones offers a compelling revision of the history of feminism in a postcolonial context. Felicity Nussbaum argues that the need to ...

Torrid Zones: Maternity, Sexuality, and Empire in Eighteenth-Century English Narratives 1995, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801850752

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Torrid Zones: Maternity, Sexuality, and Empire in Eighteenth-Century English Narratives 1995, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801850745

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