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by Judith Newton

Author: Judith Newton
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Univ of Georgia Pr; 1st edition (January 1, 1982)
Pages: 202 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.8
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Women, Power, and Subversion book.

Women, Power, and Subversion book. The period set in motion a crisis over the status of middle-class women that culminated in the constructed idea of "women’s proper sphere".

What should women do to exercise leadership well? This book tells the stories of four powerful women who knew the answers to these three questions.

Request PDF Women, Power and Subversion: Social Strategies in British Fiction, 1778-1860 Explores the ways in which women writers responded ro the inequities of power between men and women that their historical situation imposed. What should women do to exercise leadership well? This book tells the stories of four powerful women who knew the answers to these three questions. Therefore, this book also explicitly identifies the key factors in these leaders’ career success, and it elucidates the. competencies that enabled the women to exercise leadership effectively.

In this book, Judith Newton analyses novels such as Fanny Burney’s Evelina, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Charlotte .

Judith Newton is Professor Emerita in Women and Gender Studies at University of California Davis. Her memoir, The Joys of Cooking: A Love Story is forthcoming with She Writes Press in February 2013.

English fiction Women in literature Power in literature Feminism and literature. Similar books and articles. Philosophy of Literature in Aesthetics. Added to PP index 2015-02-13.

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In this book, Judith Newton analyses novels such as Fanny Burney’s Evelina, Jane Austin’s Pride and Prejudice . Heroines were endowed with power, and emphasis was given to female ability, rather than to feminine influence.

Heroines were endowed with power, and emphasis was given to female ability, rather than to feminine influence. Preface: Criticism and History 1. Introduction: Power and the Ideology of "Woman’s Sphere" 2. Evelina 3. Pride and Prejudice 4. Villette 5. Mill on the Floss 6. Afterword: Women’s Politics and "Woman’s Sphere".

Judith Lowder Newton, Women, Power and Subversion: Social Strategies in British Fiction, 1778–1860 (London, Methuen, 1985), p. 1. oogle Scholar. Authors and Affiliations. Cite this chapter as: Pykett L. (1989) Gender and Genre in Wuthering Heights: Gothic Plot and Domestic Fiction.

Carla L. Peterson Women in the English Novel, 1800-1900. Merryn Williams Sex, Politics, and Science in the Nineteenth-Century Novel. Ruth Bernard Yeazell," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 13, no. 2 (Winter, 1988): 365-369.

This book is about social strategies in British Fiction from the 18th to 19th Centuries.