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Images of the Woman Reader in Victorian British and American Fiction

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At the same time that reading became a mark of gentility and a means to promote family unity, intellectual pursuits for the nineteenth-century woman were to be gained only in context of traditional domesticity. George Cruikshank’s “My Wife Is a Woman of Mind” (1847) demonstrates this point (fig. 1). Typical of midcentury political cartoons, Cruikshank’s…

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University Press of Florida, Golden, Catherine J.

ISBN

9781616101190

Publication/Creation date

2003-11-28, 2003-11-28

Keywords

womens studies, victorian, literature, women, 19th century literature, 20th century literature, OGT+ Isbn: 9781616101190

Type of review conducted on this item

Yes

Discipline

Humanities

Language

en-US

OGT+ Book

Yes

Interactivity type

Expositive

Learning resource type

Narrative text, Textbook

Educational context

Higher Education

ERIC Thesaurus Terms

Literary Criticism, Womens Studies, Literature, Nineteenth Century Literature, Victorian Literature

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Copyright 2003 by Catherine J. Golden. This work is licensed under a modified Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/. You are free to electronically copy, distribute, and transmit this work if you attribute authorship. Ho…

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