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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Hilary Margo Schor
|ISBN:||9780199928095 0199928096 9780199928101 019992810X|
|Description:||ix, 271 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: The Curious Princess, the Novel and the Law --
Part One. Forming the Novel: 1. The Making of the Curious Heroine: Enlightenment, Contract and the Novel; 2. Reading for the Test, Trying the Heroine: The Curiosity Defense; 3. Alice and the Curious Room --
Part Two. Crossing the Threshold: 4. Was She Guilty or Not?: The Curious Heroine meets the wicked novelist; 5. Bleak House and The Curious Secrets: "Who Copied That"; 6. The Bluebeard of the Classroom: Bad Marriages, General Laws, and the Daughter's Curiosity; 7. George Eliot and the Curious Bride: Ghosts in the Daylight --
Conclusion: The Clockwork Princess, or, Justice for the Dolls.
|Responsibility:||Hilary M. Schor.|
just when you were sure that there could not possibly be anything new to say about such mainstays of 19th-century fiction, [Schor] dazzles her reader with fresh perspectives couched in a vibrant
- English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
- Women in literature.
- Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.
- Women -- Identity.
- LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies.
- LAW -- Public.