TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Shaffer, Julie
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Criticism;Winter99, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1955720

 

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