Romantic imprisonment : women and other glorified outcasts /

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Main Author: Auerbach, Nina, 1943-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Columbia University Press, 1985, c1986.
Series:Gender and culture.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • I. Jane Austen
  • 1. Jane Austen and Romantic Imprisonment
  • 2. Jane Austen's Dangerous Charm: Feeling as One Ought Out Fanny Price
  • 3. O Brave New World: Evolution and Revolution in Persuasion
  • Ii. Men's Women
  • 4. Incarnations of the Orphan
  • 5. Women on Women's Destiny: Maturity as Penance
  • 6. Robert Browning's Last Word
  • 7. Dickens and Dombey: a Daughter After All
  • 8. Alice and Wonderland: a Curious Child
  • 9. Falling Alice, Fallen Women, and Victorian Dream Children
  • Iii. Female Traditions
  • 10. Artists and Mothers: a False Alliance
  • 11. Dorothy L. Sayers and the Amazons
  • 12. Charlotte Brontë: the Two Countries
  • 13. """"This Changeful Life"""" Emily Brontë's Anti-Romance
  • 14. the Power of Hunger: Demonism and Maggie Tulliver
  • Iv. Women Acting
  • 15. Secret Performances: George Eliot and the Art of Acting
  • 16. Ellen Terry's Victorian Marriage
  • Notes
  • Index

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