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The marked body [electronic resource] : domestic violence in mid-nineteenth-century literature / Kate Lawson and Lynn Shakinovsky.
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The marked body [electronic resource] : domestic violence in mid-nineteenth-century literature / Kate Lawson and Lynn Shakinovsky.
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Publication Date:
2002
ISBN:
9780585478777

9780791453766

9780791453759

9780791488621
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-193) and index.
Contents:
"A frightful object": romance, obsession, and death in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The birth-mark" -- Domestic violence, abjection, and the comic novel: Anthony Trollope's Barchester towers -- Violence, causality, and the "shock of history": George Eliot's "Janet's repentance" -- "The sins of the father" and "the female line": phantom visitations and cruelty in Elizabeth Gaskell's "The poor Clare" -- Rape, transgression, and the law: the body of Marian Erle in Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh -- "Will she end like me?": violence and the uncanny in Wilkie Collin's Man and wife.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
online resource
Language:
English