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Family likeness : sex, marriage, and incest from Jane Austen to Virginia Woolf / Mary Jean Corbett.

  • Corbett, Mary Jean, 1962-
Date
2008
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2008.

Physical description

xiv, 264 pages ; 25 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-257) and index.

Contents

Making and breaking the rules : an introduction -- "Cousins in love, &c." in Jane Austen -- Husband, wife, and sister : making and unmaking the early Victorian family -- Orphan stories : adoption and affinity in Charlotte Brontë -- Intercrossing, interbreeding, and The mill on the Floss -- Fictive kinship and natural affinities in Wives and daughters -- Virginia Woolf and Victorian "incests".

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    TPE.AI
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780801447075
  • 0801447070