This article aims to examines the ways in which nineteenth-century British, Irish and American women writers appropriated and employed classical statuary, and particularly the Pygmalion myth, as a liberatory strategy that allowed them to sculpt their own identities and participate in debates that were both personal and political.
|Number of pages||29|
|Journal||19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century|
|Publication status||Published - 23 Jun 2016|
- American literature
- women's poetry