Imperialism at Home: Race and Victorian Women's Fiction ( Reading Women Writing Series)

Imperialism at Home: Race and Victorian Women's Fiction ( Reading Women Writing Series)

by Susan Meyer
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801431326
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1996
Series:
Reading Women Writing Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1630L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Race as a Metaphor1
1"Black" Rage and White Women: Charlotte Bronte's African Tales29
2"Indian Ink": Colonialism and the Figurative Strategy of Jane Eyre60
3"Your Father Was Emperor of China, and Your Mother an Indian Queen": Reverse Imperialism in Wuthering Heights96
4"The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life": The Cost of History's Progress in The Mill on the Floss126
5"Safely to Their Own Borders": Proto-Zionism, Feminism, and Nationalism in Daniel Deronda157
Conclusion195
Bibliography203
Index213

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