Mary Davys Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))

Ballaster, Ros. Seductive Forms: Women's Amatory Fiction from 1684 to 1740. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992, 225 p.

Critical study of the role of female reader and writers in the development of the eighteenth-century novel.

Beasley, Jerry C. Novels of the 1740s. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1982, 238 p.

Detailed study of the novel form in the mid eighteenth-century, with several references to Davys.

Davis, Lennard J. Factual Fictions: The Origins of the English Novel. New York: Columbia University Press, 1983, 245 p.

Comprehensive analysis of the development of the English novel. Scattered references...

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