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Mistress of the House Women of Property in the Victorian Novel

Author: Tim Dolin; Joanne Shattock
Publisher: Florence Taylor and Francis 1997
Series: The Nineteenth Century Series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Dedication -- Introduction: Women, property, and Victorian fiction -- 1 A woman, and something more: Shirley -- 2 Cranford and its belongings -- 3 'He could get, but not keep': Villette -- 4 Crimes of property: The Moonstone -- 5 Hardy's uncovered women -- 6 Mistress of herself: Diana of the Crossways -- Appendix 1 Barbara  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Dolin; Joanne Shattock
ISBN: 9781351917216 1351917218 9781859281840 1859281842
OCLC Number: 1020855608
Notes: IMD-Felder maschinell generiert
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (164 Seiten)
Contents: Contents: Introduction; Women, property and victorian fiction; A woman, and something more: Shirley; Cranford and its belongings; 'He could get, but not keep': Villette; Crimes of property: The Moonstone; Hardy's uncovered women; Mistress of herself: Diana of the Crossways; Appendix 1: A brief summary of the laws concerning women (1854); Appendix 2: The Caroline Norton affair; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: The Nineteenth Century Series

Abstract:

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Dedication -- Introduction: Women, property, and Victorian fiction -- 1 A woman, and something more: Shirley -- 2 Cranford and its belongings -- 3 'He could get, but not keep': Villette -- 4 Crimes of property: The Moonstone -- 5 Hardy's uncovered women -- 6 Mistress of herself: Diana of the Crossways -- Appendix 1 Barbara Bodichon: A brief summary of the laws concerning women (1854) -- Appendix 2 The Caroline Norton affair -- Bibliography -- Index

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'the readings of [Dolin's] chosen works..are attentive to both important textual details and relevant historical contexts.' Nineteenth-Century Literature 'Dolin does not make sustained arguements Read more...

 
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