THE WOMAN QUESTION AND THE VICTORIAN LITERATURE ON GENDER
- (Un) Masking Desire: Cross-dressing and the crisis of gender in New Woman fiction. Heilmann, Ann // Journal of Victorian Culture (Edinburgh University Press);Spring2000, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p83
Discusses the development of female cross-dressing as a theme in feminist fiction during England's Victorian period. Background of individual and collective rebellion; Lived experience transmuted into intertextual referentiality; How cross-dressing was linked with the themes of social purity...
- "Quick, Ethel, Your Rifle!": Portable Britishness and Flexible Gender Roles in G. A. Henty's Books for Boys. McMahon, Deirdre H. // Studies in the Novel;Spring/Summer2010, Vol. 42 Issue 1/2, p154
This article investigates the works of British adventure writer George Alfred Henty in terms of race and gender. The author examines how the political, economic, racial and sexual anxieties expose ideologies in the Victorian era. It says that Henty's fiction gives insight into an essential...
- PATRIARCHAL IDEOLOGY AND MARGINAL MOTHERHOOD IN VICTORIAN NOVELS BY WOMEN. Langland, Elizabeth // Studies in the Novel;Fall87, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p381
Examines various ideologies of womanhood in the Victorian era. Preoccupation of the Victorians with woman's special nature; Glorification of women's role in the domestic and moral sphere by the Victorians; Demystification of the myth of motherhood by Victorian women novelists; Exploration of...
- NOTES & QUERIES. little, paul // North & South;Nov2016, Issue 368, p97
An interview with Lindsey Dawson, author of "Scarlet & Magenta" is presented about morality and marriage in colonial times. Some of the issues she addressed include the experience of writing a historical melodrama, her interest on the Victorian era, event that inspired her book and her obsession...
- Women and Marriage in Victorian Fiction (Book Review). Puk, Francine Shapiro // Library Journal;8/1/1976, Vol. 101 Issue 14, p1636
Reviews the book 'Women and Marriage in Victorian Fiction,' by Jenni Calder.
- Introduction. // Australian Literary Studies;Oct2015, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p1
An introduction is presented which discusses various articles within the issue on topics including reception of the Victorian literary texts in the Australasian colonies, cultural implication of the intra-imperial migration of Victorian literature, and 19th-century women's poetic tradition.
- "Were Not These Words Conceived in Her Mind?" Gender/Sex and Metaphors of Maternity at the Fin de SiÃ¨cle. Weber, Brenda R. // Feminist Studies;Fall2006, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p547
The author examines how some professional women writers were able to demonstrate the degree to which conversations regarding sex and gender were taking place at the end of the nineteenth century. The author notes that in Victorian literature, the cultural mandate that good women be good mothers...
- Toward a Victorianist's Theory of Androgynous Experiment. Goodlad, Lauren M. E. // Victorian Studies;Winter2005, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p215
Focuses on the linkage between the novels of E. M. Forster and the vision of androgynous ethical competence in the Victorian literature. Novels written by Forster, wherein he depicted feminine practices of care as Southern characteristics that developed in Italians but stunted in the English;...
- Victorian Women's Fiction: Marriage, Freedom and the Individual (Book). Morgan, Susan // Studies in the Novel;Summer86, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p207
Reviews the book 'Victorian Women's Fiction: Marriage, Freedom and the Individual,' by Shirley Foster.