The Resource Bleak houses : marital violence in Victorian fiction, Lisa Surridge, (electronic resource)

Bleak houses : marital violence in Victorian fiction, Lisa Surridge, (electronic resource)

Label
Bleak houses : marital violence in Victorian fiction
Title
Bleak houses
Title remainder
marital violence in Victorian fiction
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Surridge
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Offenses Against the Person Act of 1828 opened magistrates' courts to abused working-class wives. Newspapers in turn reported on these proceedings, and in this way the Victorian scrutiny of domestic conduct began. But how did popular fiction treat "private" family violence? Bleak Houses: Marital Violence in Victorian Fiction traces novelists' engagement with the wife-assault debates in the public press between 1828 and the turn of the century. Lisa Surridge examines the early works of Charles Dickens and reads Dombey and Son and Anne Brontë's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall in the context of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Surridge, Lisa A.
Dewey number
  • 823.8093543
  • 823/.8093543
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR878.M36
LC item number
S87 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abused women in literature
  • Child abuse in literature
  • Domestic fiction, English
  • English fiction
  • Family violence in literature
  • Marriage in literature
  • Violence in literature
Label
Bleak houses : marital violence in Victorian fiction, Lisa Surridge, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-262) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Private violence in the public eye: the early writings of Charles Dickens -- Domestic violence and middle-class manliness: Dombey and Son -- From regency violence to Victorian feminism: The tenant of Wildfell Hall -- The abused woman and the community: "Janet's repentance" -- Strange revelations: the divorce court, the newspaper, and The woman in white -- The private eye and the public gaze: He knew he was right -- Marital violence and the new woman: The wing of Azrael -- "Are women protected?" Sherlock Holmes and the violent home
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (271 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821441992
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000713596
  • (EBL)1773366
  • (OCoLC)889675562
  • (SSID)ssj0000277385
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11207612
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000277385
  • (PQKBWorkID)10240895
  • (PQKB)11218785
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1773366
  • (OCoLC)191953298
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse9449
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000713596
Label
Bleak houses : marital violence in Victorian fiction, Lisa Surridge, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-262) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Private violence in the public eye: the early writings of Charles Dickens -- Domestic violence and middle-class manliness: Dombey and Son -- From regency violence to Victorian feminism: The tenant of Wildfell Hall -- The abused woman and the community: "Janet's repentance" -- Strange revelations: the divorce court, the newspaper, and The woman in white -- The private eye and the public gaze: He knew he was right -- Marital violence and the new woman: The wing of Azrael -- "Are women protected?" Sherlock Holmes and the violent home
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (271 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821441992
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000713596
  • (EBL)1773366
  • (OCoLC)889675562
  • (SSID)ssj0000277385
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11207612
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000277385
  • (PQKBWorkID)10240895
  • (PQKB)11218785
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1773366
  • (OCoLC)191953298
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse9449
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000713596

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