By Laura Doyle
Doyle brings jointly authors frequently separated through state, race, and interval, together with Aphra Behn, Eliza Haywood, Olaudah Equiano, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Wilson, Pauline Hopkins, George Eliot, and Nella Larsen. In so doing, she reassesses the innovations of early ladies novelists, reinterprets the importance of rape and incest within the novel, and measures the facility of race within the sleek English-language imagination.
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Freedom's Empire: Race and the Rise of the Novel in Atlantic Modernity, 1640–1940 by Laura Doyle