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Women and sexual love in the British novel, 1740-1880 : a 'craving vacancy'

Author: Susan Ostrov Weisser
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text explores the ways in which four British novelists used and transformed the theme of women's relation to sexual love in the 18th and 19th centuries. It analyzes the moment in cultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Ostrov Weisser
ISBN: 033363019X 9780333630198 0333630203 9780333630204
OCLC Number: 36743806
Description: xiii, 190 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Sexual possibilities and impossibilities --
2. Chastity and "Rumour'd heavens": Woman and the double message of sexual love --
3. The light in the cavern: Samuel Richardson and sexual love --
4. Thornfield and "The dream to repose on": Jane Eyre --
5. Down the "Forbidden path": Villette --
6. Wild desire and quenchless will: Wuthering heights --
7. George Eliot and the "Hidden wound."
Responsibility: Susan Ostrov Weisser.
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