The Resource The "improper" feminine : the women's sensation novel and the new woman writing, Lyn Pykett, (electronic resource)

The "improper" feminine : the women's sensation novel and the new woman writing, Lyn Pykett, (electronic resource)

Label
The "improper" feminine : the women's sensation novel and the new woman writing
Title
The "improper" feminine
Title remainder
the women's sensation novel and the new woman writing
Statement of responsibility
Lyn Pykett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The women's sensation novel of the 1860s and the New Woman fiction of the 1890s were two major examples of a perceived feminine invasion of fiction which caused a critical furore in their day. Both genres, with their shocking, `fast' heroines, fired the popular imagination by putting female sexuality on the literary agenda and undermining the `proper feminine' ideal to which nineteenth-century women and fictional heroines were supposed to aspire. By exploring in impressive depth and breadth the material and discursive conditions in which these novels were produced, The `Improper' F
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Pykett, Lyn
Dewey number
  • 823.8099287
  • 823/.8099287
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR878.F45
LC item number
P94 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • Feminism and literature
  • Women and literature
  • English fiction
  • Femininity in literature
  • Fiction
  • Sensationalism in literature
  • Sex role in literature
  • Sex in literature
Label
The "improper" feminine : the women's sensation novel and the new woman writing, Lyn Pykett, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-224) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; THE 'IMPROPER' FEMININE: The Women's Sensation Novel and the New Woman Writing; Copyright; Contents; Introductory note; Part I The 'Improper' Feminine; 1 Gender and writing, writing and gender; 2 The subject of Woman; 3 The subject of Woman and the subject of women's fiction; 4 Fiction and the feminine: a gendered critical discourse; 5 Fiction, the feminine and the sensation novel; 6 Representation and the feminine: engendering fiction in the 1890s; Part II The Sentimental and Sensational Sixties: The Limits of the Proper Feminine
  • 7 Historicising genre (1): the cultural moment of the woman's sensation novel8 Surveillance and control: women, the family and the law; 9 Spectating the Social Evil: fallen and other women; 10 Reviewing the subject of women: the sensation novel and the 'Girl of the Period'; 11 Historicising genre (2): sensation fiction, women's genres and popular narrative forms; 12 Mary Elizabeth Braddon: the secret histories of women; 13 Ellen Wood: secret skeletons in the family, and the spectacle of women's suffering; Part III Breaking the Bounds: The Improper Feminine and the Fiction of the New Woman
  • 14 The New Woman15 The New Woman writing and some marriage questions; 16 Writing difference differently; 17 Feeling, motherhood and True Womanhood; 18 Woman's 'affectability' and the literature of hysteria; 19 Writing women: writing woman; 20 New Woman: new writing; Conclusion: reading out women's writing; Notes; Works referred to; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203359204
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000254826
  • (EBL)167885
  • (OCoLC)252921589
  • (SSID)ssj0000071070
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11109841
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000071070
  • (PQKBWorkID)10069224
  • (PQKB)10000089
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC167885
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000254826
Label
The "improper" feminine : the women's sensation novel and the new woman writing, Lyn Pykett, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-224) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; THE 'IMPROPER' FEMININE: The Women's Sensation Novel and the New Woman Writing; Copyright; Contents; Introductory note; Part I The 'Improper' Feminine; 1 Gender and writing, writing and gender; 2 The subject of Woman; 3 The subject of Woman and the subject of women's fiction; 4 Fiction and the feminine: a gendered critical discourse; 5 Fiction, the feminine and the sensation novel; 6 Representation and the feminine: engendering fiction in the 1890s; Part II The Sentimental and Sensational Sixties: The Limits of the Proper Feminine
  • 7 Historicising genre (1): the cultural moment of the woman's sensation novel8 Surveillance and control: women, the family and the law; 9 Spectating the Social Evil: fallen and other women; 10 Reviewing the subject of women: the sensation novel and the 'Girl of the Period'; 11 Historicising genre (2): sensation fiction, women's genres and popular narrative forms; 12 Mary Elizabeth Braddon: the secret histories of women; 13 Ellen Wood: secret skeletons in the family, and the spectacle of women's suffering; Part III Breaking the Bounds: The Improper Feminine and the Fiction of the New Woman
  • 14 The New Woman15 The New Woman writing and some marriage questions; 16 Writing difference differently; 17 Feeling, motherhood and True Womanhood; 18 Woman's 'affectability' and the literature of hysteria; 19 Writing women: writing woman; 20 New Woman: new writing; Conclusion: reading out women's writing; Notes; Works referred to; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203359204
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000254826
  • (EBL)167885
  • (OCoLC)252921589
  • (SSID)ssj0000071070
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11109841
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000071070
  • (PQKBWorkID)10069224
  • (PQKB)10000089
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC167885
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000254826

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