Desire and Domestic Fiction

Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN-13 : 0195041798

Page : 318 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 798 voters

"A strikingly original treatment of the rise of the novel, Desire and Domestic Fiction makes a major contribution to feminist theory, to the understanding of the role of gender in culture and its relation to political change, and to studies in the history of the British novel. Its successful application of contemporary theory, especially its use of Foucault's History of Sexuality, will interest scholars involved in the criticism of culture"--Jacket.

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