Weltman, Sharon Aronofsky, 1957-

Performing the Victorian : John Ruskin and identity in theater, science, and education / Sharon Aronofsky Weltman. - Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©2007. - xvi, 177 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. - Victorian critical interventions . - Victorian critical interventions. .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-163) and index.

Introduction : Unstable as water -- "Mechanical sheep" and "monstrous powers" : John Ruskin's pantomime reality -- "Pretty Frou-Frou" goes demon dancing : performing species and gender in Ruskin's science -- Playground and playhouse : identity performance in Ruskin's education for girls -- Ruskin and the Wilde life : self and other on the millennial stage -- Conclusion : queering Ruskin.

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Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Self in literature.
Role playing.
Feminism in literature.

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