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The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination / Edition 2
     

The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination / Edition 2

by Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan Gubar
 

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ISBN-10: 0300084587

ISBN-13: 9780300084580

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Yale University Press

This pathbreaking book of feminist criticism is now reissued with a substantial new introduction by Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar that reveals the origins of their revolutionary realization in the 1970s that "the personal was the political, the sexual was the textual.

Author Biography: Sandra M. Gilbert is professor of English at the University of California

Overview

This pathbreaking book of feminist criticism is now reissued with a substantial new introduction by Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar that reveals the origins of their revolutionary realization in the 1970s that "the personal was the political, the sexual was the textual.

Author Biography: Sandra M. Gilbert is professor of English at the University of California at Davis. Susan Gubar is professor of English and women's studies at Indiana University. They are the co-authors of the three-volume No Man's Land, also published by Yale University Press.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300084580
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
768
Sales rank:
224,505
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the First Edition xi
Introduction to the Second Edition: The Madwoman in the Academy xv
Part I. Toward a Feminist Poetics
The Queen's Looking Glass: Female Creativity, Male Images of Women, and the Metaphor of Literary Paternity
3(42)
Infection in the Sentence: The Woman Writer and the Anxiety of Authorship
45(48)
The Parables of the Cave
93(14)
Part II. Inside the House of Fiction: Jane Austen's Tenants of Possibility
Shut Up in Prose: Gender and Genre in Austen's Juvenilia
107(39)
Jane Austen's Cover Story (and Its Secret Agents)
146(41)
Part III. How Are We Fal'n?: Milton's Daughters
Milton's Bogey: Partiarchal Poetry and Women Readers
187(26)
Horror's Twin: Mary Shelley's Monstrous Eve
213(35)
Looking Oppositely: Emily Bronte's Bible of Hell
248(63)
Part IV. The Spectral Selves of Charlotte Bronte
A Secret, Inward Wound: The Professor's Pupil
311(25)
A Dialogue of Self and Soul: Plain Jane's Progress
336(36)
The Genesis of Hunger, According to Shirley
372(27)
The Buried Life of Lucy Snowe
399(44)
Part V. Captivity and Consciousness in George Eliot's Fiction
Made Keen by Loss: George Eliot's Veiled Vision
443(35)
George Eliot as the Angel of Destruction
478(61)
Part VI. Strength in Agony: Nineteenth-Century Poetry the Women
The Aesthetics of Renunciation
539(42)
A Woman---White: Emily Dickinson's Yarn of Pearl
581(70)
Notes 651(48)
Index 699

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