The female thermometer : eighteenth-century culture and the invention of the uncanny /

The female thermometer is a collection of Professor Castle's liveliest essays on female identity from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century. Throughout the book are woven the themes which are constant in Castle's work: fantasy, hallucination, travesty, transgression, women, and sex...

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Main Author: Castle, Terry.
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Language:English
Published:New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series:Ideologies of desire.
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260 |a New York :  |b Oxford University Press,  |c 1995. 
300 |a 278 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 25 cm. 
490 1 |a Ideologies of desire 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-268) and index. 
520 |a The female thermometer is a collection of Professor Castle's liveliest essays on female identity from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century. Throughout the book are woven the themes which are constant in Castle's work: fantasy, hallucination, travesty, transgression, women, and sexual ambiguity. These essays form a coherent and provocative exploration of a range of issues pertinent to gender studies. 
505 0 |a "Amy who knew my Disease": A psychosexual pattern in Defoe's Roxana -- Lovelace's Dream -- "Matters not fit to be mentioned": Fielding's The Female Husband -- The Culture of Travesty: Sexuality and masquerade in Eighteenth-Century England -- The Carnivalization of Eighteenth-Century English Narrative -- The Spectralization of the Other in The Mysteries of Udolpho -- Phantasmagoria and Metaphorics of Modern Reverie -- Spectral politics: Apparition belief and the romantic imagination -- Contagious Folly: An Adventure and its skeptics. 
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650 0 |a Romanticism  |z Great Britain  |x History  |y 18th century. 
650 0 |a Invention (Rhetoric)  |x History  |y 18th century. 
650 0 |a Sex (Psychology) in literature. 
650 0 |a Supernatural in literature. 
650 0 |a Femininity in literature. 
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