Dream revisionaries : gender and genre in women's utopian fiction, 1870-1920 / Darby Lewes

Author(s): Lewes, Darby, 1946-
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Subjects: Fantasy fiction, English--Women authors--History and criticism
Utopias in literature
Science fiction, English--Women authors--History and criticism
American fiction--Women authors--History and criticism
English fiction--19th century--History and criticism
English fiction--20th century--History and criticism
Sex role in literature
Women and literature
Literary form
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c1995
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: x, 199 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
1. Dream Revisionaries 1
2. Pancakes, Preserves, and Patriarchy: Gender and Genre in Canonical Utopian Fiction 20
3. Genre and Herstory: Women's Nineteenth-Century Utopian Fiction in Context 43
4. Worlds Apart: Contrasts in British and American Utopian Texts by Women 58
5. Dream Weaving (1): Rationalism, Evangelicalism, and Vaticism 74
6. Dream Weaving (2): Vaticism and Women's Utopian Fiction, 1870-1920 92
7. Nightmares and Reawakenings: Post-1920 Women's Utopian Fiction 107
Appendix: Women's Utopian Fiction, 1621-1920: A Chronological Annotated Bibliography 129
Notes 165
Works Cited 181
Index 193
Notes: LCCN: 94040947
ISBN: 0817307958 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-191) and index
OCLC Number: 31517860
ISBN/ISSN: 0817307958