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The kinship coterie and the literary endeavors of the women in the Shelley circle /
Sharon Lynne Joffe.
imprint
New York : Peter Lang, c2007.
description
xiv, 205 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0820495069 (alk. paper), 9780820495064 (alk. paper)
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New York : Peter Lang, c2007.
isbn
0820495069 (alk. paper)
9780820495064 (alk. paper)
contents note
"Beyond the(ir) domestic" : defining the kinship coterie -- "Without a mother's care" : Mary Wollstonecraft and the cult of motherhood -- "Expressions in my mother's letters" : responses to maternity in Mary Shelley's early fiction -- "Cruelty beyond compare" : maternal absence and deprivation in Mary Shelley's Lodore and Falkner -- "My unhappy life" : the letters of Fanny Imlay -- "In misery she spend her life" : Claire Clairmont and the kinship coterie -- "Let me hear every Saturday from you" : a coda to Claire Clairmont's participation in the kinship coterie -- "I am constantly thinking of you-- " : Maria Gisborne as surrogate to Mary Shelley -- "Our own domestic circle" : the Bront√ęs and their art -- Conclusion : "Be explicit when you write" : concluding the kinship coterie.
general note
Originally presented as author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004.
catalogue key
6138775
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-200) and index.
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Table of Contents
"Beyond the(ir) domestic" : defining the kinship coteriep. 1
"Without a mother's care" : Mary Wollstonecraft and the cult of motherhoodp. 17
"Expressions in my mother's letters" : responses to maternity in Mary Shelley's early fictionp. 41
"Cruelty beyond compare" : maternal absence and deprivation in Mary Shelley's Lodore and Falknerp. 73
"My unhappy life" : the letters of Fanny Imlayp. 93
"In misery she spend her life" : Claire Clairmont and the kinship coteriep. 111
"Let me hear every Saturday from you" : a coda to Claire Clairmont's participation in the kinship coteriep. 139
"I am constantly thinking of you..." : Maria Gisborne as surrogate to Mary Shelleyp. 143
"Our own domestic circle" : the Brontes and their artp. 161
Conclusion : "be explicit when you write" : concluding the kinship coteriep. 185
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