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Author Polhemus, Robert M.

Title Erotic faith : being in love from Jane Austen to D.H. Lawrence / Robert M. Polhemus
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1990


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Description xii, 363 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Faith, Love, and the Art of the Novel: "The Feather Plucked from Cupid's Wing" -- 2. The Fortunate Fall: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice (1813) -- 3. Fatal Love and Eroticizing History: Walter Scott's The Bride of Lammermoor (1819) -- 4. The Passionate Calling: Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (1847) -- 5. Faithful Repression and Erotic Enchantment: Charlotte Bronte's Villette (1853) -- 6. The Fixation of Love: Charles Dickens's Great Expectations (1860-61) -- 7. In Love with Moistness: George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss (1860) -- 8. The Mirror of Desire: Anthony Trollope's Phineas Finn/Phineas Redux (1869-74) -- 9. Pastoral Erotics: Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd (1874) -- 10. Tristan Is Sold: The Joyce of Love and the Language of Flow(er)s (1904-39) -- 11. The Prophet of Love and the Resurrection of the Body: D. H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928) -- Epilogue: The Art of Love and Love among the Ruins
Analysis English fiction Special subjects Love
Notes Bibliography: p335-347. - Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-347) and index
Subject English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Love in literature.
Romance fiction, English -- History and criticism.
LC no. 89020438
ISBN 0226673227 (alk. paper)