Outside the pale : cultural exclusion, gender difference, and the Victorian woman writer / Elsie B. Michie

Author(s): Michie, Elsie B. (Elsie Browning), 1948-
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Subjects: Women authors, English--19th century--Social conditions
English literature--Women authors--History and criticism
Women and literature--Great Britain--History--19th century
English literature--19th century--History and criticism
Authorship--Sex differences
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, 1993
Series: Reading women writing
Reading women writing
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 190 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction: "Excluded from Discourse and Imprisoned within It": The Position of the Nineteenth-Century Woman Writer 1
1. "Matters That Appertain to the Imagination": Accounting for Production in Frankenstein 20
2. "The Yahoo, Not the Demon": Heathcliff, Rochester, and the Simianization of the Irish 46
3. "My Story as My Own Property": Gaskell, Dickens, and the Rhetoric of Prostitution 79
4. "Those That Will Not Work": Prostitutes, Property, Gaskell, and Dickens 113
5. "High Art and Science Always Require the Whole Man": Culture and Menstruation in Middlemarch 142
Conclusion: Products, Simians, Prostitutes, and Menstruating Women: What Do They Have in Common? 172
Works Cited 177
Index 185
Notes: LCCN: 93002458
ISBN: 0801428319
ISBN: 080148085X (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 28292458
ISBN/ISSN: 0801428319