VIOLENCE, FEMALE FRIENDSHIP, AND THE EDUCATION OF THE HEROINE IN MARY DAVYS'S THE REFORM'D COQUET.

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  • Author(s): Stahl, Jan M.1
  • Source:
    Studies in the Literary Imagination; Fall2014, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p23-38, 16p
  • Document Type:
    Literary Criticism
  • Additional Information
    • Subjects:
      Reform'd Coquet, The (Book : Davys); Davys, Mary, 1674-1731; Violence against women in literature; Women heroes in literature; Literary characters; English fiction -- History & criticism; English fiction -- Women authors; Conduct of life -- Fiction; Friendship -- Fiction; Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
    • Abstract:
      A literary criticism is presented of the 1724 English novel "The Reform’d Coquet," by Mary Davys. Particular focus is given to the teenage heroine Amoranda’s friendships, relationships with men and her learning of feminine conduct of life. The novel's depiction of Amoranda's learning to cope with violence from men, including potential rape, is discussed.
    • Author Affiliations:
      1Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
    • ISSN:
      00393819
    • DOI:
      10.1353/sli.2014.0013
    • Accession Number:
      111348634
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      STAHL, J. M. Violence, Female Friendship, and the Education of the Heroine in Mary Davys’s the Reform’d Coquet. Studies in the Literary Imagination, [s. l.], v. 47, n. 2, p. 23–38, 2014. DOI 10.1353/sli.2014.0013. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hft&AN=111348634&custid=s6224580. Acesso em: 18 set. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Stahl JM. Violence, Female Friendship, and the Education of the Heroine in Mary Davys’s the Reform’d Coquet. Studies in the Literary Imagination. 2014;47(2):23-38. doi:10.1353/sli.2014.0013
    • APA:
      Stahl, J. M. (2014). Violence, Female Friendship, and the Education of the Heroine in Mary Davys’s the Reform’d Coquet. Studies in the Literary Imagination, 47(2), 23–38. https://doi.org/10.1353/sli.2014.0013
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Stahl, Jan M. 2014. “Violence, Female Friendship, and the Education of the Heroine in Mary Davys’s the Reform’d Coquet.” Studies in the Literary Imagination 47 (2): 23–38. doi:10.1353/sli.2014.0013.
    • Harvard:
      Stahl, J. M. (2014) ‘Violence, Female Friendship, and the Education of the Heroine in Mary Davys’s the Reform’d Coquet’, Studies in the Literary Imagination, 47(2), pp. 23–38. doi: 10.1353/sli.2014.0013.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Stahl, JM 2014, ‘Violence, Female Friendship, and the Education of the Heroine in Mary Davys’s the Reform’d Coquet’, Studies in the Literary Imagination, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 23–38, viewed 18 September 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Stahl, Jan M. “Violence, Female Friendship, and the Education of the Heroine in Mary Davys’s the Reform’d Coquet.” Studies in the Literary Imagination, vol. 47, no. 2, Fall 2014, pp. 23–38. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1353/sli.2014.0013.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Stahl, Jan M. “Violence, Female Friendship, and the Education of the Heroine in Mary Davys’s the Reform’d Coquet.” Studies in the Literary Imagination 47, no. 2 (Fall 2014): 23–38. doi:10.1353/sli.2014.0013.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Stahl JM. Violence, Female Friendship, and the Education of the Heroine in Mary Davys’s the Reform’d Coquet. Studies in the Literary Imagination [Internet]. 2014 Fall [cited 2020 Sep 18];47(2):23–38. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hft&AN=111348634&custid=s6224580