Women and romance : the consolations of gender in the English novel /

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Main Author: Langbauer, Laurie
Format: eBook
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1990.
Series:Reading women writing.
Online Access:Available via JSTOR
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Shari Benstock and Celeste Schenck
  • Acknowledgments / Laurie Langbauer
  • Introduction
  • The romance of history, or Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny, sometimes
  • Diverting romance : Charlotte Lennox's The female Quixote
  • An early romance : the ideology of the body in Mary Wollstonecraft's writing
  • Streetwalkers and homebodies : Dickens's romantic women
  • Recycling patriarchy's garbage : George Eliot's pessimism and the problem of a site for feminism
  • Conclusion.