The flirt's tragedy : desire without end in Victorian and Edwardian fiction /
"In the flirtation plots of novels by Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, and W.M. Thackeray, heroines learn sociability through competition with naughty coquette-doubles. In the writing of George Eliot and Thomas Hardy, flirting harbors potentially tragic consequences, a perilous game then adapted...
|Published:||Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 2002.|
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