Fictions of modesty : women and courtship in the English novel /

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Main Author: Yeazell, Ruth Bernard.
Format: Book
Language:English
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Part 1. Codifications
  • 1. The Language of Modesty
  • 2. Nature and Convention
  • 3. The Matter of Courtship
  • 4. The Matter of Consciousness
  • 5. Modest Blushing
  • Part 2. Narratives
  • 6. Pamela's Undesigning
  • 7. Fanny Hill's Virgin Heart
  • 8. Evelina's Self-Effacing
  • 9. Fanny Price's Modest Loathings
  • 10. Lucy Snowe's Keeping Down
  • 11. Molly Gibson's Secrets
  • Part 3. Postscripts
  • 12. Modesty and Female Choice
  • 13. Modesty and Sex
  • Notes
  • Index

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