Written in 1709, this book is an early and influential example of satirical political writing by a woman. The book, with its blend of politics and sexuality, is based on the public and private lives of prominent politicians and society figures of the time.
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Ros Ballaster is Professor of Eighteenth-Century Studies at the University of Oxford and professorial fellow in English at Mansfield College. Two monographs, Seductive Forms: Women’s Amatory Fiction 1684-1740 (Oxford University Press, 1992) and Fabulous Orients: Fictions of the East in England 1662-1785 (Oxford University Press, 2005), investigate the importance of fantasy in the shaping of the eighteenth-century English novel.Review:
""Holocaust Theology: A Reader" should prove useful as an introductory text which grapples with complex issues."
"Rabbi Dan Cohn-Sherbok has provided a much needed and indeed "panoramic survey of Holocaust theology" (1) that offers a comprehensive overview of excerpts from representative writings in the field. "Holocaust Theology: A Reader" provides a fine, comprehensive overview of the interpretive possibilities."
-"Journal of the American Academy of Religion",
"This anthology does indeed offer a panoramic survey, and thus is a valuable contribution to Holocaust literature.]"
-"The Princeton Seminary Bulletin",
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140433708