Stahl, Jan M. Books

Dr. Jan M. Stahl is an Assistant Professor in English at the Borough of Manhattan Community College CUNY. Her interest is in violence and sexuality as depicted in eighteenth-century literature. Dr. Stahl received her Ph.D. in English from New York University.

How Eighteenth-Century Women Fended-Off Sexual Violence by Writing and Talking: A Study of Four British Novels by Delarivier Manley, Jane Barker, Eliza Haywood, and Samuel Richardson
2014 1-4955-0272-4
Finally, an integrated and comprehensive study of the ways that female characters in early eighteenth-century novels used letter writing and verbal narration as a strategy for coping with sexual violence. The novels studied are groundbreaking works in the history of feminist literature.