Women Writers in the Spanish Enlightenment: The Pursuit of Happiness; Ashgate 2004

 

Beginning with a brief examination of the importance of the concept of happiness to the European Enlightenment as well as to the growing eighteenth-century interest in women, especially in Spain, this study focuses on the literary expressions of happiness by Spanish women as exemplified in the writings of three authors: essayist Josefa Amar y Borbon, poet Maria Gertrudis Hore and playwright Maria Rosa Galvez.

Ashgate, 2004. ISBN-10: 0754639959
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