Familial love, incest, and female desire in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century

Shaffer, Julie
January 1999
Criticism;Winter99, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p67
Academic Journal
Examines the themes of familialization and incest in the novels, `Louisa; or, the Cottage on the Moor,' by Elizabeth Helmes and `Correlia; or, the Mystic Tomb,' by Sarah Sheriffe. Shifting views and legal definitions of incest; Positive and negative use of familialization; Overlap between familialization and incest; Women's sensibility as a safeguard for family and society.


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