Imperialism at home : race and Victorian women's fiction /

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Main Author: Meyer, Susan, 1960-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1996.
Series:Reading women writing
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction Race as a Metaphor
  • 1. Black Rage and White Women: Charlotte Brontë's African Tales
  • 2. Indian Ink: Colonialism and the Figurative Strategy of Jane Eyre
  • 3. Your Father Was Emperor of China, and Your Mother an Indian Queen: Reverse Imperialism in Wuthering Heights
  • 4. The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life: The Costs of History's Progress in the Mill on the Floss
  • 5. Safely to Their Own Borders: Proto-Zionism, Feminism, and Nationalism in Daniel Deronda
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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