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Incest and the English novel, 1684-1814

Author: Ellen Pollak
Publisher: Baltimore (Md.) [etc.] <<The>> Johns Hopkins University Press 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Firmly establishing the importance of the topic for understanding eighteenth-century English literature and culture, her work is bound to spur further discussion of the significance of incest  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Pollak
ISBN: 9780801872044 0801872049
OCLC Number: 1014783088
Description: X, 261 p. 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Acknowledgments1 Introduction: Modernity, Incest, and Eighteenth-Century Narrative 2 Incest and Its Contingencies: Debates in Britain from the Reformation through the Eighteenth Century 3 Beyond Incest: Gender and the Politics of Transgression in Aphra Behn's Love Letters between a Nobleman and his Sister 4 Guarding the Succession of the (E)state: Incest and the Dangers of Representation in the Delarivier Manley's The New Atalantis 5 Moll Flanders, Incest, and the Structure of Exchange 6 Ingesting Incest: Maternity, Textuality, and the Problem of Origins 7 Incest and Liberty: Mansfield Park Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Ellen Pollak.


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In this imaginative and provocative study, the relationship between gender, incest and fiction is explored through a series of cultural, materialist and psychoanalytic readings of texts. -- Alison Read more...

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