TITLE

Luddism, medievalism and women's history in Shirley: Charlotte Bronte's revisionist tactics

AUTHOR(S)
Zlotnick, S.
PUB. DATE
March 1991
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring91, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p282
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Analyzes Charlotte Bronte's novel `Shirley,' and specifically looks at Luddism, Victorian medievalism and women's history. The volatile mixture of memory and desire; How the novel investigates the `making of history'; Bronte's willing acceptance of nineteenth-century industrialism; History as a powerful political tool; Bronte's belief that written history consigns women to the margins of the text; How women have always possessed their own history; More.
ACCESSION #
9112161338

 

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