By Tamara S. Wagner

ISBN-10: 1604976071

ISBN-13: 9781604976076

This booklet presents a serious reconsideration of nineteenth-century women's writing via exploring the importance of antifeminist representations for literary advancements within the century's moment part. It seeks to attract new consciousness to nonetheless ignored authors and works, whereas suggesting that their reappraisal right now calls for and is helping to facilitate a extra encompassing rethinking of a few lengthy missed writers and their nonetheless underestimated contribution to Victorian literary tradition. Their altering type, their marginalisation inside canon formation, and most significantly, their resistance to simplifications instructed by means of those transferring categorisations activates us to damage out of such ideological straightjackets ourselves. In analysing more than a few fabric that testifies to the extensive spectrum, versatility, and reflexive interchanges of renowned Victorian fiction, the essays during this assortment interact to interrogate the importance of those nonetheless missed works for the improvement of the radical genre.This assortment makes an immense contribution to the examine of Victorian literature and particularly of lately rediscovered renowned writers. it will likely be of curiosity to literary critics and scholars engaged on the formation of the unconventional style often in addition to on nineteenth-century tradition extra specifically.

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