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Author Aaron, Jane, 1951-

Title A double singleness : gender and the writings of Charles and Mary Lamb / Jane Aaron
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1991
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Description 1 online resource (220 pages)
Summary This work examines the lives and works of Charles and Mary Lamb, using feminist and psychoanalytic literary theory. The book argues that their childhood and work experiences and the role of madness and matricide in their lives separated them from the Romantic spirit of their time
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Feminism and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Brothers and sisters -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Gender identity in literature.
Psychoanalysis and literature -- England.
English literature -- Psychological aspects.
Authorship -- Collaboration.
Sex role in literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191671739 ebook