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9780821415481

Subjects on Display : Psychoanalysis, Social Expectation, and Victorian Femininity

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  • ISBN13:

    9780821415481

  • ISBN10:

    0821415484

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-05-01
  • Publisher: Ohio Univ Pr
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Author Biography

Beth Newman is an associate professor of English at Southern Methodist University, where she was named a University Distinguished Teaching Professor.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
ONE. Display, Invisibility, and the Victorian Feminine Ideal 1(23)
TWO. The Uses of Obscurity: Jane Eyre, Lucy Snowe, and the Disposition against Display 24(37)
THREE. Display and the Body from David Copperfield to Bleak House 61(26)
FOUR. George Eliot's Exhibitionist Desire 87(29)
FIVE. Getting Fixed: The Turn of the Screw and the Contradictions of Genteel Femininity 116(19)
SIX. The Subject of Display in Theory and History 135(12)
Notes 147(26)
Works Cited 173(10)
Index 183

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