The madwoman in the attic [electronic resource] : the woman writer and the nineteenth-century literary imagination / Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar.
By: Gilbert, Sandra M.
Contributor(s): Gubar, Susan.Material type: TextPublisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2000Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xlvi, 719 p.).ISBN: 9780300186710 (electronic bk.); 0300186711 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | English literature -- Psychological aspects | Women authors -- Psychology | Women in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, WelshGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:Gilbert, Sandra M.: Madwoman in the attic.DDC classification: 820.99287 LOC classification: PR115Online resources: EBSCOhost
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 Brontë'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 aesthetics of renunciation -- A woman, white: Emily Dickinson's yarn of pearl.
In this work the authors explore the works of many 19th-century women writers. They chart a tangible desire expressed for freedom from the restraints of a confining patriarchal society and trace a distinctive female literary tradition.
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