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The Marked Body: Domestic Violence in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Literature

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Title (user) : The Marked Body: Domestic Violence in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Literature

Title (google) : The Marked Body Domestic Violence in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Literature

ISBN : 0791453758,9780791453759,0791453766,9780791453766

DDC : 823/.809355

LCC : PR878.F29 L39 2002

GoogleBook ID : iXTTHWMKcDUC

OpenLibrary ID : OL3559206M

Authors (user) : Kate Lawson, Lynn Shakinovsky

Authors (google) : Kate Lawson,Lynn Shakinovsky

Publisher : State University of New York Press

Language : English

Publication Date : 2002

File Format : pdf

Categories : Literary Criticism


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Description (user) :
Discusses portrayals of domestic violence in six major works of mid-nineteenth-century literature.


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Table of contents :
THE MARKED BODY......Page 4
Contents......Page 6
Acknowledgments......Page 8
Introduction......Page 10
1. “A Frightful Object:” Romance, Obsession, and Death in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Birth-Mark”......Page 32
2. Domestic Violence, Abjection, and the Comic Novel: Anthony Trollope’s Barchester Towers......Page 50
3. Violence, Causality, and the “Shock of History:” George Eliot’s “Janet’s Repentance”......Page 70
4. “The Sins of the Father” and “The Female Line:” Phantom Visitations and Cruelty in Elizabeth Gaskell’s “The Poor Clare”......Page 94
5. Rape, Transgression, and the Law: The Body of Marian Erle in Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Aurora Leigh......Page 114
6. “Will She End Like Me?:” Violence and the Uncanny in Wilkie Collins’s Man and Wife......Page 134
Conclusion......Page 160
INTRODUCTION......Page 168
CHAPTER 1. “A FRIGHTFUL OBJECT”......Page 172
CHAPTER 2. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, ABJECTION, AND THE COMIC NOVEL......Page 174
CHAPTER 3. VIOLENCE, CAUSALITY, AND THE “SHOCK OF HISTORY”......Page 175
CHAPTER 4. “THE SINS OF THE FATHER” AND “THE FEMALE LINE”......Page 179
CHAPTER 5. RAPE, TRANSGRESSION, AND THE LAW......Page 183
CHAPTER 6. “WILL SHE END LIKE ME?”......Page 186
CONCLUSION......Page 189
Works Cited......Page 190
B......Page 204
C......Page 205
E......Page 206
H......Page 207
L......Page 208
M......Page 209
P......Page 210
S......Page 211
U......Page 212
Z......Page 213

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