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Title Antifeminism and the Victorian novel : rereading nineteenth-century women writers / edited by Tamara Wagner
Published Amherst, NY : Cambria Press, 2009

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Description ix, 327 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction. Narratives of Victorian Antifeminism / Tamara S. Wagner -- Ch. 1. Feminism and the Canon: Recovery and Reconsideration of Popular Novelists / Pamela K. Gilbert -- Ch. 2. Marketing Antifeminism: Eliza Lynn Linton's "Wild Women" Series and the Possibilities of Periodical Signature / Susan Hamilton -- Ch. 3. "The Inferiority of Women": Complicating Charlotte Yonge's Perception of Girlhood in The Monthly Packet / Kristine Moruzi -- Ch. 4. Domestic History and the Idea of the Nation in Charlotte Yonge's The Heir of Redclyffe / Lynn Shakinovsky -- Ch. 5. Maiden Pairs: The Sororal Romance in The Clever Woman of the Family / Talia Schaffer -- Ch. 6. Cross-Gendering the Underwoods: Christian Subjection in Charlotte Yonge's The Pillars of the House / Elizabeth C. Juckett -- Ch. 7. Marriage Plots and "Matters of More Importance": Sensationalising Self-Sacrifice in Victorian Domestic Fiction / Tamara S. Wagner -- Ch. 8. An "original and unlooked-for ending"?: Irony, the Marriage Plot, and the Antifeminism Debate in Oliphant's Miss Marjoribanks / Amy J. Robinson -- Ch. 9. Ghosts in the House: Margaret Oliphant's Uncanny Response to Feminist Success / Leila Walker -- Ch. 10. The Female Confessor: Confession and Shifting Domains of Discourse in Margaret Oliphant's Salem Chapel / Heather Milton -- Ch. 11. Mary Elizabeth Braddon's Secret: An Antifeminist Amongst the New Women / Kate Mattacks -- Ch. 12. Idle Vampires and Decadent Maidens: Sensation, the Supernatural, and Mary E. Braddon's Disappointing Femmes Fatales / Heather L. Braun -- Ch. 13. John Halifax, Gentleman: A Counter Story / Kiran Mascarenhas -- Ch. 14. Annesley Kenealy and Sarah Grand: Biopower and the Limits of the New Woman / Ann-Barbara Graff -- Ch. 15. Ignoring the New Woman: Ten Years of a Victorian Weekly Fiction Magazine / Kate MacDonald
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Anti-feminism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Women in literature.
Author Wagner, Tamara S., 1976-
LC no. 2009005988
ISBN 1604976071
9781604976076 (alk. paper)