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Intellectual Women and Victorian Patriarchy
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Deirdre David
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-09-01 - Publisher: Springer

Examines the works of three Victorian writers, looks at the ways they subverted and affirmed their society, and discusses women's higher education in nineteenth century England.
Rule Britannia
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Deirdre David
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-18 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

Deirdre David here explores women's role in the literature of the colonial and imperial British nation, both as writers and as subjects of representation. David's inquiry juxtaposes the parliamentary speeches of Thomas Macaulay and the private letters of Emily Eden, a trial in Calcutta and the missionary literature of Victorian
Disorderly Sisters
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Leila Silvana May
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Bucknell University Press

Historians and literary critics have long understood the crucial significance of the family to the nineteenth-century middle-class sensibility, but almost all critical analyses to date have concentrated on the "vertical" pole of the familial axis - the parent-child relationship - and very little on the "horizontal" pole - the sibling
Women Constructing Men
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Sarah S. G. Frantz, Katharina Rennhak
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Female novelists have always invested as much narrative energy in constructing their male characters as in envisioning their female. The collected articles in demonstrate that the topic of female-authored masculinities not only allows scholars to re-discover almost every novel written by a woman, but also triggers reflections on a host
Patent Inventions - Intellectual Property and the Victorian Novel
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Clare Pettitt
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-03-11 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Although much has been written about the history of copyright and authorship in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, very little attention has been given to the impact of the development of other kinds of intellectual property on the ways in which writers viewed their work in this period. This book