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Harrington, Ellen Burton

Conrad’s Sensational Heroines

Harrington, Ellen Burton - Conrad’s Sensational Heroines, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Conrad’s Sensational Women
Ellen Burton Harrington

2. The Passionate Mother and the Contest for Authority: “The Idiots” and “Amy Foster”
Ellen Burton Harrington

3. Pornography and Representations of Women: The Secret Agent and Victory

Ellen Burton Harrington

4. The Victorian Woman Suicide: “The Idiots,” The Secret Agent, and Chance

Ellen Burton Harrington

5. The Fallen Woman and Sexuality as “Their Own Weapon”: Victory, “Because of the Dollars,” and The Arrow of Gold

Ellen Burton Harrington

6. The Adulteress and the Confines of Marriage: “The Return” and The Rescue

Ellen Burton Harrington

7. The Embowered Woman as Enchanting Commodity: “A Smile of Fortune” and The Rover

Ellen Burton Harrington

8. Conclusion: A Woman Alone
Ellen Burton Harrington

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, European Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319632971
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-63296-4

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