Wax Dolls: Shaping a New Identity in Mary Elizabeth Braddon's Lady Audley's Secret

Royal, Anna
December 2013
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies;Winter2013, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p1
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
A literary criticism of the book "Lady Audley's Secret" by Mary Elizabeth Braddon is presented. It outlines the characters and explores the symbolic significance of these characters. It examines the depiction of a Victorian home as a social construct in the book and the expression of Lucy Audley's, the central character, identity through material commodities . An overview of the story is also given.


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