Questioning the father : from Darwin to Zola, Ibsen, Strindberg, and Hardy / Ross Shideler

Author(s): Shideler, Ross
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Subjects: Fathers and sons in literature
Literature, Modern--19th century--History and criticism
Literature, Modern--Male authors--History and criticism
Patriarchy in literature
Authority in literature
Men in literature
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882--Influence
Zola, Emile, 1840-1902--Characters--Fathers
Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906--Characters--Fathers
Strindberg, August, 1849-1912--Characters--Fathers
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928--Characters--Fathers
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1999
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: vi, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Introduction: The Patriarchal Humpty Dumpty 3
1. Darwin: Displacing the Father 19
2. How Zola Began to Write About the Human Animal 29
3. Scandinavia: The Modern Breakthrough 45
4. Ibsen: Do Fathers Know Best? 59
5. Strindberg's Struggle 99
6. Hardy: Marriage and the Darkening Darwinian World 135
Notes 173
Works Cited 203
Index 215
Notes: LCCN: 99039451
ISBN: 0804735603
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-213) and index
OCLC Number: 41924801
ISBN/ISSN: 0804735603