König, Eva

The Orphan in Eighteenth-Century Fiction

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Eva König

Part I. Bastards and Foundlings in Pre-Imaginary Oscillation

2. Introduction to Part I
Eva König

3. Moll Flanders and Fluid Identity
Eva König

4. Tom Jones and Narrative (Il)legimitacy
Eva König

Part II. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: The Deluded Heiress and the Imaginary

5. Introduction to Part II
Eva König

6. The Coquette’s Lesson: Haywood’s Betsy Thoughtless
Eva König

7. The Tragic Coquette: Inchbald’s A Simple Story
Eva König

8. Becoming a Benefactress: Burney’s Cecilia
Eva König

9. The Imaginist: Lennox’s The Female Quixote
Eva König

10. Jane Austen’s Emma, the Arch-Imaginist
Eva König

Part III. Dispossessed Children: The Subject of the Symbolic

11. Introduction to Part III
Eva König

12. The Name of the Father: Burney’s Evelina
Eva König

13. The Law of the Father: Inchbald’s A Simple Story
Eva König

14. Doomed: Mary Hays’ The Victim of Prejudice
Eva König

15. Liberating Daughters: Charlotte Smith’s Emmeline
Eva König

16. The Gothic of Family Romance
Eva König

17. Legitimacy in Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto
Eva König

18. Dis/Harmony in Clara Reeve’s The Old English Baron
Eva König

19. Avenged: Ann Radcliffe’s The Romance of the Forest
Eva König

Part IV. The Return of the Repressed: Radcliffe’s Matriarchy

20. Introduction to Part IV
Eva König

21. Escaped: Ann Radcliffe’s A Sicilian Romance
Eva König

22. Sanctuary in Ann Radcliffe’s The Italian
Eva König

Part V. The Orphan in Mourning

23. Taking Farewell: Jane Austen’s Persuasion
Eva König

24. Conclusion
Eva König

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, Literary Theory, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, British and Irish Literature, Cultural Theory

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285 pages
Litterary Studies
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