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Gavin, Adrienne E.

Writing Women of the Fin de Siècle

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Table of contents

1. ‘She would write… in invisible ink’: An Introduction
Adrienne E. Gavin, Carolyn W. Oulton

Part I. Poetics and Aesthetics

2. Re-Viewing Women Writers of the Fin de Siècle: Recent Critical Trends
Lyn Pykett

3. Sons of Fire and A Lost Eden: Expectations of Narrative and Protocols of Reading in Mary Braddon’s Fin-de-Siècle Fiction
Gabrielle Malcolm

4. ‘The method of life we all lead’: Olive Schreiner’s Short Fiction as Challenge to the Stage Method
Stephanie Eggermont

5. ‘Let Your Life on Earth Be Life Indeed’: Aestheticism and Secularism in Mathilde Blind’s The Prophecy of St. Oran and ‘On a Torso of Cupid’
Sara Lyons

6. Editing Michael Field: Taking Fin-de-Siécle Women’s Poetry
to a Broader Audience
Marion Thain, Ana Parejo Vadillo

Part II. Domesticity and Deviance

7. ‘I am not by nature domestic’: Mary Cholmondeley and the Politics of Home
Carolyn W. Oulton

8. Having a Good Time Single? The Bachelor Girl in 1890s New Woman Fiction
Emma Liggins

9. Fin-de-Siècle Female Biographers and the Reconsideration of Popular Women Writers
Juliette Atkinson

10. ‘I have expiated my sins to you at last’: Motherhood in Victoria Cross’s Colonial Fiction
Melissa Purdue

11. ‘C. L. Pirkis (not “Miss”)’: Public Women, Private Lives, and The Experiences of Loveday Brooke, Lady Detective
Adrienne E. Gavin

Part III. Gender and the Body

12. The Seventh Wave of Humanity: Hysteria and Moral Evolution in Sarah Grand’s The Heavenly Twins
Naomi Hetherington

13. ‘A queer sort of interest’: Vernon Lee’s Homoerotic Allusion to John Singer Sargent and John Addington Symonds
Catherine Maxwell

14. Under the Hill: The ‘Man Question’ in the New Woman Novels of Marie Corelli, Jessie Fothergill, and Mary Linskill
Brenda Ayres

15. ‘Your loving is unlike any other’: Romance and the Disabled Body in the Gothic Fiction of Edith Nesbit and Lucas Malet
Kathleen A. Miller

16. Athletic Bodies Narrated: New Women in Fin-de-Siècle Fiction
Tracy J. R. Collins

Keywords: Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Fiction, British and Irish Literature, Gender Studies, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory

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