Victorian Servants, Class, and the Politics of Literacy

Victorian Servants, Class, and the Politics of Literacy

by Jean Fernandez


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138878143
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/23/2015
Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature Series
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Jean Fernandez is Assistant Professor of English and Women's Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, US.

Table of Contents

List of Figures Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2 Literary Handmaids: Mary Wollstonecraft’s Maria or The Wrongs of Woman (1798) and Catherine Crowe’s Susan Hopley or The Adventures of a Maid Servant (1841) Chapter 3: Oral Pleasures: Repression and Desire in Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights (1847) and Elizabeth Gaskell’s The Old Nurse’s Story (1862) Chapter 4: Obedient Servants of Empire: Narrating Imperial History in William Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone (1868) Chapter 5: "Master’s Made Away with": Servant Voices and Narrational Politics in R.L. Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde(1886) Chapter 6: The Ventriloquized Servant Chapter 7: In their Own Voice: Servants and Autobiography Conclusion Notes Index

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