Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896--Family.; Women--Conduct of life--19th century.; Women--Social conditions--19th century.; United States--Social life and customs--19th century--Oriental influences.
Thesis advisor: Heather Munro Prescott.; "Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master Arts in History."; M.A.,Central Connecticut State University,1999; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 89-98).
Women in literature -- 18th century; Women in literature -- 19th century
The purpose of this thesis is to chart the development of marriage as seen in eighteenth-and nineteenth-century British literature. The domestic fiction of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries clearly shows a shift from marriage as an...