Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items for:

  • Women's Literature x
  • 19th-century and Victorian Literature x
Clear All

View:

Curious SubjectsWomen and the Trials of Realism

Curious Subjects: Women and the Trials of Realism

Hilary M. Schor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199928095
eISBN:
9780199980550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928095.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Women's Literature

Curious Subjects focuses on the relationship between women, curiosity, and the rise of the novel, using the lenses of scientific, legal, and “fictional” curiosity to examine the changing ... More

Giving WomenAlliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture

Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture

Jill Rappoport

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199772605
eISBN:
9780199919000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772605.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Women's Literature

Altruism and self-assertiveness went hand in hand for Victorian women. During a period when most lacked property rights and professional opportunities, gift transactions allowed them to enter into ... More

Romance's RivalFamiliar Marriage in Victorian Fiction

Romance's Rival: Familiar Marriage in Victorian Fiction

Talia Schaffer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190465094
eISBN:
9780190465117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465094.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Women's Literature

The book argues that the central plot of the most important genre of the nineteenth century, the marriage plot novel, means something quite different from what we have assumed. In Victorian novels, ... More

Women's Authorship and Editorship in Victorian CultureSensational Strategies

Women's Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies

Beth Palmer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599110
eISBN:
9780191725371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599110.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the ways in which women writers utilized the powerful position of author-editor to perform conventions of gender and genre in the Victorian period. It examines Mary Elizabeth ... More

View: