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By Tamara S. Wagner

This publication presents a serious reconsideration of nineteenth-century women's writing by means of exploring the importance of antifeminist representations for literary advancements within the century's moment part. It seeks to attract new awareness to nonetheless overlooked authors and works, whereas suggesting that their reappraisal right away calls for and is helping to facilitate a extra encompassing rethinking of a few lengthy missed writers and their nonetheless underestimated contribution to Victorian literary tradition. Their altering type, their marginalisation inside of canon formation, and most significantly, their resistance to simplifications prompt through those transferring categorisations activates us to damage out of such ideological straightjackets ourselves. In analysing quite a number fabric that testifies to the vast spectrum, versatility, and reflexive interchanges of well known Victorian fiction, the essays during this assortment interact to interrogate the importance of those nonetheless overlooked works for the improvement of the unconventional genre.This assortment makes an enormous contribution to the research of Victorian literature and particularly of lately rediscovered renowned writers. it is going to be of curiosity to literary critics and scholars engaged on the formation of the unconventional style as a rule in addition to on nineteenth-century tradition extra specifically.

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