TITLE

Why Political Novels Have Heroines: Sybil, Mary Barton, and Felix Holt

AUTHOR(S)
Yeazell, Ruth Bernard
PUB. DATE
January 1985
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter1985, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p126
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Examines the representation of heroines in political novels. Conventional constraints of a courtship plot; Implications of the frequent practice among novelists to bestow the name of an individual character, especially of a woman, on their fictions; Comment on the social and political anxieties contained in the narrative of a heroine's courtship.
ACCESSION #
15853080

 

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