The Flesh Made Word: Female Figures and Women's Bodies

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Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1990 - 179 oldal
Examining the works of such Victorian writers as the Brontes, Dickens, Eliot, and Hardy, this study discusses codes and taboos about the female body and explores how female sexuality was represented in Victorian literary and non-literary genres, such as painting, etiquette books and pornography.
 

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Michie argues that the body of the fictional Victorian heroine is the "locus of representation and textuality'' for feminist readers. She examines these fictional bodies in relation to food, hunger ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

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Constructing the Frame
3
Women and Work
30
CHAPTER III
59
CHAPTER IV
79
CHAPTER V
124
notes
151
bibliography
167
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