Tales of Liberation, Strategies of Containment

Divorce of the Representation of Womanhood in American Fiction, 1880-1920

By Debra Ann MacComb

© 2000 – Routledge

252 pages

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Paperback: 9781138883444
pub: 2015-06-08
Hardback: 9780815338048
pub: 2000-05-17
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About the Book

This book examines six Progressive Age novels of marital discord which specifically focus upon narratives of divorced and divorcing women within the context of their multivalent social and economic value on the "Marriage market."


"…this interesting study will augment both undergraduate and advanced collections supporting women's studies and literature." -- Choice

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Studies in American Popular History and Culture

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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General