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Buckley, Jenifer

Gender, Pregnancy and Power in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Buckley, Jenifer - Gender, Pregnancy and Power in Eighteenth-Century Literature, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Jenifer Buckley

2. Mary Toft’s Performance: Imagining Powerful Pregnancies in Pantomime and Pamphlets
Jenifer Buckley

3. “For One Would be Loath to Spoil a Son and Heir”: The Power of Maternal Imagination in Fiction of the Mid Eighteenth-Century
Jenifer Buckley

4. “’Tis My Father’s Fault”: Tristram Shandy and Paternal Imagination
Jenifer Buckley

5. “I’ll Repress the Rising Anguish/Till Thine Eyes Behold the Light”: Passionate Responsibility in Maternal Poetry
Jenifer Buckley

6. Romantic Imagination and Maternal Guilt in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Jenifer Buckley

7. Afterbirth: The Discourse of Maternal Imagination After the Eighteenth Century
Jenifer Buckley

Keywords: Literature, Eighteenth-Century Literature, History of Science

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319538358
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-53834-1

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