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The madwoman in the attic : the woman writer and the nineteenth-century literary imagination /
Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2000.
description
xlvi, 719 p.
ISBN
0300084587 (alk. paper), 9780300084580 (pbk.)
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New Haven : Yale University Press, 2000.
isbn
0300084587 (alk. paper)
9780300084580 (pbk.)
catalogue key
3950243
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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In this work the authors explore the works of many 19th-century women writers. They chart a tangible desire expressed for freedom from the restraints of a confining patriarchal society and trace a distinctive female literary tradition.
Publisher Fact Sheet
This pathbreaking book of feminist criticism is now reissued with a substantial new introduction by Sandra Gilbert & Susan Gubar that reveals the origins of their revolutionary realization, in the 1970s, that "the personal was the political, the sexual was the textual".
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This pathbreaking book of feminist criticism is now reissued with a substantial new introduction by Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar that reveals the origins of their revolutionary realization in the 1970s that "the personal was the political, the sexual was the textual".
Table of Contents
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction to the Second Edition: The Madwoman in the Academy
Toward a Feminist Poetics
The Queen's Looking Glass: Female Creativity, Male Images of Women, and the Metaphor of Literary Paternityp. 3
Infection in the Sentence: The Woman Writer and the Anxiety of Authorshipp. 45
The Parables of the Cavep. 93
Inside the House of Fiction: Jane Austen's Tenants of Possibility
Shut Up in Prose: Gender and Genre in Austen's Juveniliap. 107
Jane Austen's Cover Story (and Its Secret Agents)p. 146
How Are We Fal'n?: Milton's Daughters
Milton's Bogey: Patriarchal Poetry and Women Readersp. 187
Horror's Twin: Mary Shelley's Monstrous Evep. 213
Looking Oppositely: Emily Bronte's Bible of Hellp. 248
The Spectral Selves of Charlotte Bronte
A Secret, Inward Wound: The Professor's Pupilp. 311
A Dialogue of Self and Soul: Plain Jane's Progressp. 336
The Genesis of Hunger, According to Shirleyp. 372
The Buried Life of Lucy Snowep. 399
Captivity and Consciousness in George Eliot's Fiction
Made Keen by Loss: George Eliot's Veiled Visionp. 443
George Eliot as the Angel of Destructionp. 478
Strength in Agony: Nineteenth-Century Poetry by Women
The Aesthetics of Renunciationp. 539
A Woman - White: Emily Dickinson's Yarn of Pearlp. 581
Notesp. 651
Indexp. 699
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