Romance's Rival: Familiar Marriage in Victorian Fiction

Romance's Rival: Familiar Marriage in Victorian Fiction

by Talia Schaffer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190465094
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/02/2016
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Talia Schaffer is Professor of English at Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is the author of Novel Craft: Victorian Domestic Handicraft and Nineteenth-Century Fiction and The Forgotten Female Aesthetes: Literary Culture in Late-Victorian England.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Theorizing Victorian Marriage
Chapter 2: Historicizing Marriage, Developing the Marriage Plot
Chapter 3: Neighbor Marriage: Loving the Squire
Chapter 4: Cousin Marriage: Reading on the Contrary
Chapter 5: Disability Marriage: Communities of Care in the Victorian Novel
Chapter 6: Vocational Marriage, or, Why Marriage Doesn't Work

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