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The madwoman in the attic : the woman writer and the nineteenth-century literary imagination /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gilbert, Sandra M.
Other Authors: Gubar, Susan, 1944-
Format: Book
Published: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2000.
Edition:2nd ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Queen's looking glass: female creativity, male images of women, and the metaphor of literary paternity
  • Infection in the sentence: the women writer and the anxiety of authorship
  • The parables of the cave
  • Shut up in prose: gender and genre in Austen's Juvenilia
  • Jane Austen's cover story (and its secret agents)
  • Milton's bogey: patriarchal poetry and women readers
  • Horror's twin: Mary Shelley's monstrous Eve
  • Looking oppositely: Emily Brontèˆ's bible of hell
  • A secret, inward wound: The professor's pupil
  • A dialogue of self and soul: plain Jane's progress
  • The genesis of hunger, according to Shirley
  • The buried life of Lucy Snowe
  • Made keen by loss: George Eliot's veiled vision
  • George Eliot as the angel of destruction
  • The aesthetic of renunciation
  • A woman, white: Emily Dickinson's yarn of pearl.