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By Tamara S. Wagner

ISBN-10: 1604976071

ISBN-13: 9781604976076

This e-book presents a serious reconsideration of nineteenth-century women's writing by means of exploring the importance of antifeminist representations for literary advancements within the century's moment part. It seeks to attract new recognition to nonetheless missed authors and works, whereas suggesting that their reappraisal instantly calls for and is helping to facilitate a extra encompassing rethinking of a couple of lengthy overlooked writers and their nonetheless underestimated contribution to Victorian literary tradition. Their altering type, their marginalisation inside canon formation, and most significantly, their resistance to simplifications steered via those moving categorisations activates us to wreck out of such ideological straightjackets ourselves. In analysing a number of fabric that testifies to the broad spectrum, versatility, and reflexive interchanges of well known Victorian fiction, the essays during this assortment interact to interrogate the importance of those nonetheless missed works for the improvement of the unconventional genre.This assortment makes a huge contribution to the research of Victorian literature and particularly of lately rediscovered well known writers. it is going to be of curiosity to literary critics and scholars engaged on the formation of the unconventional style regularly in addition to on nineteenth-century tradition extra specifically.

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