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Fictions of Dissent : Reclaiming Authority in Transatlantic Women''s Writing of the Late Nineteenth Century

By: Anderson Cordell, Sigrid.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Gender and Genre: Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2010Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (149 p.).ISBN: 9781848930247.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fictions of Dissent : Reclaiming Authority in Transatlantic Women''s Writing of the Late Nineteenth CenturyOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. 'A Beautiful Translation from a Very Perfect Original'; 2. Vernon Lee and the Aesthetic Subject; 3. Edith Wharton and the Artist as Connoisseur; 4. The Aesthetics od Ownership in Women's Stories; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Summary: Fin-de-siècle fiction by British female aesthetes and American women regionalists stages moments of rebellion when female characters rise up and insist on the right to maintain control of their creations. Cordell asserts that these revolutionary acts constitute a transatlantic conversation about aesthetic practice and creative ownership.
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Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. 'A Beautiful Translation from a Very Perfect Original'; 2. Vernon Lee and the Aesthetic Subject; 3. Edith Wharton and the Artist as Connoisseur; 4. The Aesthetics od Ownership in Women's Stories; Notes; Works Cited; Index

Fin-de-siècle fiction by British female aesthetes and American women regionalists stages moments of rebellion when female characters rise up and insist on the right to maintain control of their creations. Cordell asserts that these revolutionary acts constitute a transatlantic conversation about aesthetic practice and creative ownership.

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