TITLE

Getting Fixed: Feminine Identity and Scopic Crisis in The Turn of the Screw

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, Beth
PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall92, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Examines Henry James's novel `The Turn of the Screw,' a text whose explorations of the visual dimensions of power, pleasure, and self-definition have already been remarked. Implications of the governess's crisis; Argument that nineteenth-century social codes produced two competing and mutually exclusive definitions of femininity; The situations of many nineteenth-century heroines; More.
ACCESSION #
9301190828

 

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