Byronic Heroes In Nineteenth-century Women's Writing And Screen Adaptation by Sarah WoottonByronic Heroes In Nineteenth-century Women's Writing And Screen Adaptation by Sarah Wootton

Byronic Heroes In Nineteenth-century Women's Writing And Screen Adaptation

bySarah Wootton

Hardcover | January 6, 2016

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This book is a timely reassessment of Byron's legacy, focusing on the ever-present figure of the Byronic hero in the fiction of Jane Austen, Elizabeth Gaskell, and George Eliot, together with screen versions of their novels.

Sarah Wootton is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Studies at Durham University, UK. She has published widely on nineteenth-century literature and the visual arts, with a particular focus on the afterlives of Romantic poets and Victorian women writers. She is the author of Consuming Keats: Nineteenth-Century Representations ...
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Title:Byronic Heroes In Nineteenth-century Women's Writing And Screen AdaptationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:253 pagesPublished:January 6, 2016Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230574394

ISBN - 13:9780230574397

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Jane Austen's Byronic Heroes I: Northanger Abbey and Sense and Sensibility
2. Jane Austen's Byronic Heroes II: Persuasion and Pride and Prejudice
3. Elizabeth Gaskell's Byronic Heroes: Wives and Daughters and North and South
4. George Eliot's Byronic Heroes I: Early Works and Poetry
5. George Eliot's Byronic Heroes II: Later Works
Notes
Bibliography
Index