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
|19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century
|Published - 23 Jun 2016
- American literature
- women's poetry