Language of Gender and Class: Transformation in the Victorian Novel by Patricia InghamLanguage of Gender and Class: Transformation in the Victorian Novel by Patricia Ingham

Language of Gender and Class: Transformation in the Victorian Novel

byPatricia InghamEditorPatricia Ingham

Hardcover | September 5, 1996

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The Language of Gender and Classchallenges widely-held assumptions about the study of the Victorian novel. Lucid, multilayered and cogently argued, this volume will provoke debate and encourage students and scholars to rethink their views on ninteenth-century literature.
Examining six novels, Patricia Ingham demonstrates that none of the writers, male or female, easily accept stereotypes of gender and class. The classic figures of Angel and Whore are reassessed and modified. And the result, argues Ingham, is that the treatment of gender by the late nineteenth century is released from its task of containing neutralising class conflict. New accounts of feminity can begin to emerge. The novels which Ingham studies are:
*Shirleyby Charlotter Bronte
*North and Southby Elizabeth Gaskell
*Felix Holtby George Eliot
*Hard Timesby Charles Dickens
*The Unclassedby George Gissing
*Jude the Obscureby Thomas Hardy
Title:Language of Gender and Class: Transformation in the Victorian NovelFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.8 inPublished:September 5, 1996Publisher:Taylor and Francis

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415082218

ISBN - 13:9780415082211

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