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Love and the Woman Question in Victorian Literature: The Art of Self-Postponement Kathleen Blake

Love and the Woman Question in Victorian Literature: The Art of Self-Postponement

Kathleen Blake

Published June 1st 1983
ISBN : 9780389204251
Hardcover
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To love or to write?othis was the crucial question facing the major women novelists of the nineteenth-century and one that was constantly re-enacted in their fiction. Examining themes and styles, placing books and writers within their intellectualMoreTo love or to write?othis was the crucial question facing the major women novelists of the nineteenth-century and one that was constantly re-enacted in their fiction. Examining themes and styles, placing books and writers within their intellectual and cultural contexts, and considering the sources of female artists creativity, Blake discusses Christina Rosetti, George Eliot, Charlotte Bronte, Olive Schreiner, major male novelists such as George Gissing and Thomas Hardy, and a host of lesser-known figures.