TITLE

THE WOMAN QUESTION AND THE VICTORIAN LITERATURE ON GENDER

AUTHOR(S)
YILDIRIM, Aşkın Haluk
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Ekev Academic Review;yaz2012, Vol. 16 Issue 52, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article looks into one of the most debated issues of the Victorian era, 'The Woman Question,' in relation to the underlying Victorian gender ideology and Victorian literature on gender as one of the primary means of expression of gender matters. Some of the major works of fiction dealing with the problems faced by women in Victorian society are analyzed in terms of their approach and contribution to the gender issues predominant in the period discussed. The main purpose is to provide a clear view of Victorian gender ideology and highlight the role played by Victorian literature in the challenge against the strict patriarchal codes of the era.
ACCESSION #
83480555

Tags: ENGLISH literature -- 19th century;  WOMEN;  GENDER;  IDEOLOGY;  FICTION

 

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