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Enigmatic gender in Delarivier Manley's New Atalantis

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  • R. Herman
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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPresenting Gender
EditorsC. Mounsey
PublisherUniversity of Bucknell Press
ISBN (Print)0-8387-5477-5
Publication statusPublished - 2001


When the second volume of Delarivier Manley's 'The New Atalantis' appeared in October 1709, it caused a sensation. It was perhaps to be expected that a Tory roman a clef that made risque suggestions about the intimate affairs of the Whig ministers and their families would have made a stir. However, it is not immediately apparent why this text created such a furore... [opening paragraph]


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