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Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing and the Methodist Media Revolution'Consider the Lord as Ever Present Reader'$
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Andrew O. Winckles

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781789620184

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781789620184.001.0001

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Hunting the Methodist Vixen

Hunting the Methodist Vixen

Methodism and the Eighteenth-Century Media Revolution

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(p.1) Chapter One Hunting the Methodist Vixen
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Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing and the Methodist Media Revolution
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Andrew O. Winckles

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781789620184.003.0001

Chapter One lays out the broad conceptual stakes of the book’s argument, reviews the existing literature on Methodism, Romanticism, and women’s writing, and points to some of the modes of analysis that are pursued in the rest of the book. Furthermore, it lays out the rationale for examining women like Mary Wollstonecraft and Felicia Hemans, who would not have identified as evangelicals, in the context of evangelical women. The goal is not to trace influence, necessarily, but instead to examine how evangelical discourse came to permeate many different aspects of British culture. More broadly speaking this chapter explores of the stakes of the volume and lays out a conceptual framework for understanding how specific changes to the protocols of mediation that Methodists in general, and Methodist women in particular, pioneered can be mapped onto women’s writing more broadly during the long eighteenth-century.

Keywords:   Methodism, Romanticism, Writing by Women, Evangelicalism, Mediation

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