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.

Nineteenth Century Narratives Of Contagion

Author: Allan Conrad Christensen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134237340
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46 47 48 49 50 52 George Watt suggests that Mrs Mason, in frustration caused by
her son's restlessness, makes a scapegoat of Ruth, but it is, furthermore, 'almost
as if society needs a supply of outcast figures' and fixes obsessively for this
purpose on the fallen woman (The Fallen Woman in the Nineteenth-Century
English Novel, London: Croom Helm and Totowa NJ: Barnes & Noble Books,
1984, pp. 34–8). In 'The Rise of the Fallen Woman', Nineteenth-Century Fiction
35, no.

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 ...

Thomas Hardy Annual

Author: Norman Page
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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 ...

Reference Guide To English Literature

Author: D. L. Kirkpatrick
Publisher: Saint James Press
ISBN: 9781558620780
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Fiction and Repetition: Seven English Novels, 1982. Qualls, Barry, The Secular
Pilgrims of Victorian Fiction: The Novel as Book of Life, 1982. Adams, Percy G.,
Travel Literature and the Evolution of the Novel, 1983. Davis, Lennard J., Factual
Fictions: The Origins of the English Novel, 1983. Keener, Frederick M., The Chain
of Becoming: The Philosophical Tale, The Novel, and a Neglected Realism of the
Enlightenment, 1983. Watt, George, The Fallen Woman in the Nineteenth-
Century ...

Too Far Everywhere

Author: Fiona Giles
Publisher: University of Queensland Press(Australia)
ISBN: 9780702228698
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15. This is a central point in Anne Summers' feminist history, Damned Whores
and God's Police: The Colonisation of Women in Australia, Penguin, Ringwood,
1975. 16. Nancy Miller, The Heroine's Text: Readings in the French and English
Novel, 1722-1782, Columbia University Press, New York, 1980, pp.x-xi. 17.
George Watt, The Fallen Woman in The Nineteenth Century English Novel,
Croom Helm, London, 1984, p. 5. 18. Watt cites examples from Dickens, Hardy,
Gaskell, Collins, ...

The Bourgeois Experience The Tender Passion

Author: Peter Gay
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195037418
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Linda Nochlin, "Lost and Found: Once More the Fallen Woman," Art Bulletin, LX (
1978), 139-53, returns to Dante Gabriel Rossetti's famous canvas, profitably.
Cockshut, Man and Woman, again has sensible observations, this time on
prostitutes in literature, esp. 20-23, and 86-92 (on Gaskell's Ruth.) And see the
survey by George Watt, The Fallen Woman in the Nineteenth- Century English
Novel (1984). Dumas ftW La Dame aux camelias can be studied in a fine modern
edition that ...

Nineteenth Century Literature

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He is now editing Brown's "Fo'c's'le Yarns." Rodger L. Tarr, University
Distinguished Professor of English at Illinois State University, is the author of
Thomas Carlyle: A Descriptive Bibliography (1989). Currently he is at work on a
critical edition of Sartor Resartus. George Wa t t is Warden of Fenner Hall at the
Australian National University and the author of The Fallen Woman in the
Nineteenth-Century English Novel (1984). He is now working on a study of
nineteenth- century Australian ...

Women In English Social History 1800 1914 Without Special Title

Author: Barbara Kanner
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Knoxville, l984. "It is with the fallen woman that we see most clearly how
judgement of female sexuality operates through the metaphor of childbirth. Anna
Karenina's adultery is punished by a difficult birth of a girl child whom Anna does
not love, while Kitty's legitimate sexuality is rewarded by the joyful birth of a son
whom she cherishes" (p. 57). l0.l39 Watt, George, THE FALLEN WOMAN IN THE
NINETEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH NOVEL. l984. "From the twentieth-century
perspective ...