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Davies, Helen

Gender and Ventriloquism in Victorian and Neo-Victorian Fiction

Davies, Helen - Gender and Ventriloquism in Victorian and Neo-Victorian Fiction, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Victorians for Dummies? Talking Back to the Nineteenth Century
Helen Davies

2. Voices from the Past: Rethinking the Ventriloquial Metaphor
Helen Davies

3. Victorian Ventriloquists: Henry James and George Du Maurier
Helen Davies

4. Sirens and Svengalis: Nights at the Circus, Alias Grace and Clara
Helen Davies

5. Queering the Dummy/ Ventriloquist Dichotomy: Oscar Wilde and Ventriloquial Influence
Helen Davies

6. Sexual Re-scripting: Ventriloquial Repetitions and Transformations in Sarah Waters’ Tipping the Velvet and Affinity
Helen Davies

7. Talking to Ourselves? Ventriloquial Criticism and Readership in Neo-Victorian Fiction
Helen Davies

8. Afterword: Voices Beyond the Victorian Era? Wesley Stace and Ventriloquism
Helen Davies

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Eighteenth-Century Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Gender Studies

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
219 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137271167
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34477-2

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