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Madness and sexual politics in the feminist novel. Studies in Brontë, Woolf, Lessing andAtwood

by Barbara Hill Rigney

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Mental illness in literature.,
  • Feminism and literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p137-141. - Includes index.

    StatementBarbara Hill Rigney.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR830.M/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148p. ;
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14987916M
    ISBN 100299077144, 0299077141

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Launching a major new area for literary investigation, the book uncovered the long but neglected tradition of women writers in : Showalter, Elaine. When first published inA LITERATURE OF THEIR OWN quickly set the stage for the creative explosion of feminist literary studies that transformed the field in the s.

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