Memoirs of Emma Courtney


Author: Mary Hays

First published in the turbulent decade following the French Revolution, Memoirs of Emma Courtney is based on Mary Hays’ own passionate struggle with romance and Enlightenment philosophy. A feminist and ardent disciple of Mary Wollstonecraft, Hays reveals the lamentable gap between `what women are’ and `what woment ought to be’.,,The novel is one of the most articulate and d….Read More

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