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Gray, Jacqueline

Works: 1 works in 2 publications in 1 language and 1 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Jacqueline Gray
Laughing ourselves to life : humor and violence in the novels of Charlotte Bury by Jacqueline Gray( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Like the work of scores of other nineteenth-century women writers, the novels of Charlotte Bury have been overlooked. Even feminism in its primary phase did not pause to consider the so-called minor voices of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but restoration of these writers is essential in our attempt to define the novel as well as in our understanding of human experience. Charlotte Bury was born into nobility; her father was the fifth duke of Argyll, and her circle of friends included Walter Scott, Matthew Lewis, and Susan Ferrier. Bury's social position afforded her a unique position from which to write fictional accounts of British upper-class experience. Her novels shatter the illusion that marrying up provides a reliable way out for women..." - Abstract
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