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By Tamara S. Wagner

This e-book offers a serious reconsideration of nineteenth-century women's writing through exploring the importance of antifeminist representations for literary advancements within the century's moment part. It seeks to attract new consciousness to nonetheless missed authors and works, whereas suggesting that their reappraisal immediately calls for and is helping to facilitate a extra encompassing rethinking of a couple of lengthy missed writers and their nonetheless underestimated contribution to Victorian literary tradition. Their altering type, their marginalisation inside canon formation, and most significantly, their resistance to simplifications urged by means of those moving categorisations activates us to damage out of such ideological straightjackets ourselves. In analysing quite a number fabric that testifies to the broad 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 immense contribution to the research of Victorian literature and particularly of lately rediscovered renowned writers. will probably be of curiosity to literary critics and scholars engaged on the formation of the unconventional style ordinarily in addition to on nineteenth-century tradition extra specifically.

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