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By Tamara S. Wagner

ISBN-10: 1604976071

ISBN-13: 9781604976076

This publication presents a severe reconsideration of nineteenth-century women's writing through exploring the importance of antifeminist representations for literary advancements within the century's moment part. It seeks to attract new cognizance to nonetheless overlooked authors and works, whereas suggesting that their reappraisal straight away calls for and is helping to facilitate a extra encompassing rethinking of a few lengthy overlooked writers and their nonetheless underestimated contribution to Victorian literary tradition. Their altering class, their marginalisation inside of canon formation, and most significantly, their resistance to simplifications prompt via those transferring categorisations activates us to wreck out of such ideological straightjackets ourselves. In analysing a number of fabric that testifies to the huge spectrum, versatility, and reflexive interchanges of renowned Victorian fiction, the essays during this assortment interact to interrogate the importance of those nonetheless ignored works for the advance of the unconventional genre.This assortment makes a massive contribution to the research of Victorian literature and particularly of lately rediscovered renowned writers. will probably be of curiosity to literary critics and scholars engaged on the formation of the unconventional style typically in addition to on nineteenth-century tradition extra specifically.

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