Table of Contents:
  • "The lovely resemblance of her lovely mother": Evelina and later novels
  • Gothic mothers and homoerotic desire: incestuous longing in the Italian
  • The maternal bosom: sexual difference and custody in the wrongs of woman; or, Maria
  • The maternal bosom: sexual and colonial difference in Belinda
  • Mother, daughter, and mulatto: women's exchange in Adeline Mowbray
  • The riddle of Emma: maternity and the unconscious.