The female thermometer : eighteenth-century culture and the invention of the uncanny /

The female thermometer is a collection of Professor Castle's liveliest essays on female identity from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century. Throughout the book are woven the themes which are constant in Castle's work: fantasy, hallucination, travesty, transgression, women, and sex...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Castle, Terry
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series:Ideologies of desire.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • "Amy who knew my Disease": A psychosexual pattern in Defoe's Roxana
  • Lovelace's Dream
  • "Matters not fit to be mentioned": Fielding's The Female Husband
  • The Culture of Travesty: Sexuality and masquerade in Eighteenth-Century England
  • The Carnivalization of Eighteenth-Century English Narrative
  • The Spectralization of the Other in The Mysteries of Udolpho
  • Phantasmagoria and Metaphorics of Modern Reverie
  • Spectral politics: Apparition belief and the romantic imagination
  • Contagious Folly: An Adventure and its skeptics.