TITLE

Depolicing Villette: Surveillance, Invisibility, and the Female Erotics of "Heretic Narrative"

AUTHOR(S)
Boone, Joseph A.
PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall92, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Explores how pervasive and self-regulating Foucauldian economy of spied and spied-upon is, and how deeply it infiltrates the thematic and textual operations of nineteenth-century fiction, notably Charlotte Bronte's `Villette.' Details of what Bronte's representation of what Foucault would call a carceral society; Foucauldian theory; Characters; Response to Teresa de Lauretis's feminist theory of narrative; More.
ACCESSION #
9301190786

 

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