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...
New York :
Oxford University Press,
|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.