Courtship and the English Novel: Feminist Readings in the Fiction of George Meredith, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Courtship and the English Novel

Feminist Readings in the Fiction of George Meredith, 1st Edition

By Janet Horowitz Murray

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182 pages

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Description

First published in 1987, these essays deal with the three major novels of George Meredith. It explores in particular Meredith’s feminism and demonstrates how each novel embodies his very modern views of the relations between the sexes.

This book will be of interest to those studying 19th Century literature and feminism.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Courtship and the English Novel; 1. The Ordeal of Richard Feverel: A Novel with a Hero 2. The Egoist and the New Woman 3. Diana of the Crossways: The Heroine of Reality; Bibliography

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

This set of 42 volumes, originally published between 1965 and 2009, are authored by renowned international scholars in the field of nineteenth century literature. They explore a variety of authors such as Dickens, Hardy, Brontë, Austen, Gaskell, Zola, Meredith, Eliot, Gissing, Hawthorne, James and Wharton. The titles also examine a wide range of themes including gender, class, religion, politics, philosophy and music.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT003000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Feminist
LIT004120
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
LIT024040
LITERARY CRITICISM / Modern / 19th Century