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By Tamara S. Wagner

This e-book offers a severe reconsideration of nineteenth-century women's writing by means of exploring the importance of antifeminist representations for literary advancements within the century's moment part. It seeks to attract new awareness to nonetheless missed authors and works, whereas suggesting that their reappraisal without delay calls for and is helping to facilitate a extra encompassing rethinking of a few lengthy overlooked writers and their nonetheless underestimated contribution to Victorian literary tradition. Their altering category, their marginalisation inside of canon formation, and most significantly, their resistance to simplifications advised through those transferring categorisations activates us to damage out of such ideological straightjackets ourselves. In analysing more than a few fabric that testifies to the vast spectrum, versatility, and reflexive interchanges of renowned Victorian fiction, the essays during this assortment interact to interrogate the importance of those nonetheless ignored works for the advance of the unconventional genre.This assortment makes an incredible contribution to the learn of Victorian literature and particularly of lately rediscovered well known writers. it is going to be of curiosity to literary critics and scholars engaged on the formation of the radical style more often than not in addition to on nineteenth-century tradition extra specifically.

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