Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. ‘She would write … in invisible ink’: An Introduction

    1. Adrienne E. Gavin, Carolyn W. de la L. Oulton
      Pages 1-12
  3. Poetics and Aesthetics

  4. Domesticity and Deviance

  5. Gender and the Body

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 219-228

About this book


Concentrating on a period of significant social and political change and exploring both canonical and newly rediscovered texts, this book critically assess the changing culture of the late-Victorian period as represented by a range of women writers through a range of essays by leading academics in the field and cutting-edge work by newer scholars.


aesthetics culture fiction gender Narrative novel poetry time Victorian era women

Editors and affiliations

  • Adrienne E. Gavin
    • 1
  • Carolyn W. de la L. Oulton
    • 1
  1. 1.Canterbury Christ Church UniversityUK

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