Fallen Women In The Nineteenth Century Novel

Author: T. Winnifrith
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230377726
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Tom Winnifrith examines how the great nineteenth-century novelists managed to say something new and important about sexual behaviour in spite of rules which dictated that the recording of this behaviour should combine the utmost discretion ...

The Fallen Woman In The Nineteenth Century English Novel

Author: George Watt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317200802
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A sympathetic view of the fallen women in Victorian England begins in the novel. First published in 1984, this book shows that the fallen woman in the nineteenth-century novel is, amongst other things, a direct response to the new society.

Encyclopedia Of Prostitution And Sex Work

Author: Melissa Hope Ditmore
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313329692
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idealized portrayals of women inevitably placed women on proverbial pedestals,
positioned to fall from their respective heights. Unsurprisingly, they fell in droves,
and the pervasiveness of the fallen woman trope in Victorian art and literature
attests to the widespread public interest in maintaining the dichotomy of angel
and whore. The trajectory from angel to whore was a one-way path from which
there was no possibility of complete redemption. In Charles Dickens's David
Copperfield ...

Fallenness In Victorian Women S Writing

Author: Deborah Anna Logan
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 9780826211750
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Anderson's explicitly theoretical study, which includes male- and female-
authored texts and relies on a more sexually oriented definition of fallenness than
what I promote here, is concerned with agency, rhetoric and theory,
intersubjectivity, and "the politics of post-structuralism." Also critiquing both
female- and male-authored literature is Tom Winnifrith in his 1994 Fallen Women
in the Nineteenth-Century Novel. Limiting the focus to one genre and
incorporating earlier writers on the ...

Hardy Thomas Annual

Author: Norman Page
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349078107
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George Watt, The Fallen Woman in the English Nineteenth-Century Novel (
London: Croom Helm, 1984) p. 231. Reviewed by Merryn Williams Mr Watt's
book discusses Tess and some other novels about fallen women – Oliver Twist,
Ruth, Esther Waters and novels by Trollope, Wilkie Collins and Gissing. It does
not give the comprehensive survey which its title seems to promise; that would
have had to say something about Jane Austen and more about The Heart of
Midlothian, David ...

Manhood Lost

Author: Elaine Frantz Parsons
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142140169X
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In its discounting of the importance of free will, argues Elaine Frantz Parsons, this story led to increased emphasis on environmental influences as root causes of drunkenness, poverty, and moral corruption—thus inadvertently opening the ...

Winter Family

Author: Clifford Jackman
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 364117015X
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Zunächst als Söldnergarde angeheuert, wird die Winter Family nach dem Bürgerkrieg von gewissenlosen Politikern für deren eigene Zwecke eingesetzt. Doch niemand kann die Winter Family kontrollieren .


Author: Wilkie Collins
Publisher: Wilkie Collins
ISBN: 8892562029
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Zwei Freunde, die beide den verhängnisvollen Namen Allan Armadale tragen, stehen unter dem Fluch ihrer Väter, Rivalen bis zum Mord. Armadale alle Bände in einem eBook!