The Public Sexual Female Self Comparison Essay by supercalifragilistic

The Public Sexual Female Self
A comparison of the concept of the public female self as seen in "Fantomina," by Eliza Hayward and "Eloisa to Abelard," by Alexander Pope.
# 97625 | 1,879 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US


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This paper compares the concept of the public female sexual self, as portrayed by two 18th century writers: Eliza Hayward and Alexander Pope. The paper analyzes Hayward's text, "Fantomina," and Pope's text, "Eloisa to Abelard", citing examples from the texts and discussing their context in the work in order to compare the two texts and their authors.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Haywood, Eliza. Fantomina: or, Love in a Maze. From Secret Histories, Novels, and Poems, by Eliza Haywood (ca.1693-1756). London: Dan Browne and S. Chapman, 1725. III, 2. (2d. Ed.)
  • Hicks, Stephen. "Eliza Haywood's letter technique in three early novels (1721-27)." Papers on Language and Literature. Fall 1998.
  • Hotz, Mary Elizabeth. "Precious to grace: Necessary desolation in Pope's Eloisa to Abelard." Renascence. Spring 2001.
  • Pettit, Alexander. "Adventures in pornographic places: Eliza Haywood's Tea-Table and the decentering of moral argument." Papers on Language and Literature. Summer 2002.
  • Pope, Alexander. "Eloisa to Abelard." Poems. 24 Apr 2007. http://www.monadnock.net/poems/eloisa.html

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