Invigilating Our Mutual Friend: Gender and the Legitimation of Professional Authority

Shuman, Cathy
January 1995
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter95, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p154
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Examines the relationship between gender and professional and domestic authority depicted in the book `Our Mutual Friend,' by Noddy Boffin. Model of professional expertise; Role of ideology in the Victorian economic system; Value of intellectual work in the context of 19th century capitalism; Institutionalization; Theory of female education.


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