Conversion and Reform analyzes the paintings of these British reformists writing within the 1790s who reshaped the conventions of fiction to reposition the unconventional as a revolutionary political software. contains new readings of key figures equivalent to Mary Wollstonecraft and Thomas Holcroft.
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