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Curious subjects : women and the trials of realism

Autor: Hilary Margo Schor
Editorial: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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"While nineteenth-century literary scholars have long been interested in women's agency in the context of their legal status as objects, Curious Subjects makes the striking and original argument that what we find at the intersection between women subjects (who choose and enter into contracts) and women objects (owned and defined by fathers, husbands, and the law) is curiosity. Women protagonists in the novel are
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Género/Forma: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Hilary Margo Schor
ISBN: 9780199928095 0199928096 9780199928101 019992810X
Número OCLC: 802324839
Descripción: ix, 271 pages ; 25 cm
Contenido: 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.
Responsabilidad: Hilary M. Schor.
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