Gilbert & Gubar's The madwoman in the attic after thirty years / edited with an introduction by Annette R. Federico ; foreword by Sandra M. Gilbert

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English literature--Women authors--History and criticism
Women and literature--Great Britain--History--19th century
Gilbert, Sandra M Madwoman in the attic
Gubar, Susan, Madwoman in the attic
Gilbert, Sandra M. Madwoman in the attic
Gubar, Susan, 1944- Madwoman in the attic
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2009
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xiii, 272 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword: Conversions of the Mind / Sandra M. Gilbert ix
Acknowledgments xv
Introduction 1
"Bursting All the Doors": The Madwoman in the Attic after Thirty Years / Annette R. Federico 27
1.. After Gilbert and Gubar: Madwomen Inspired by Madwoman / Susan Fraiman 34
2.. Modeling the Madwoman: Feminist Movements and the Academy / Marlene Tromp 60
3.. Gilbert and Gubar's Daughters: The Madwoman in the Attic's Spectre in Milton Studies / Carol Blessing 76
4.. Feminism to Ecofeminism: The Legacy of Gilbert and Gubar's Readings of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and The Last Man / Katey Castellano 94
5.. Enclosing Fantasies: Jane Eyre / Madeleine Wood
6.. Jane Eyre's Doubles? Colonial Progress and the Tradition of New Woman Writing in India / Narin Hassan 111
7.. Revisiting the Attic: Recognizing the Shared Spaces of Jane Eyre and Beloved / Danielle Russell 127
8.. The Legacy of Hell: Wuthering Heights on Film and Gilbert and Gubar's Feminist Poetics / Hila Shachar 149
9.. The Veiled, the Masked, and the Civil War Woman: Louisa May Alcott and the Madwoman Allegory / Keren Fite 170
10.. Sensationalizing Women's Writing: Madwomen in Attics, the Sensational Canon, and Generic Confinement 183
11.. Ghosts in the Attic: Gilbert and Gubar's The Madwoman in the Attic and the Female Gothic 203
12.. Elizabeth Gaskell: A Well-Tempered Madness / Thomas P. Fair 217
13.. Mimesis and Poiesis: Reflections on Gilbert and Gubar's Reading of Emily Dickinson / Lucia Aiello 237
Contributors 257
Index 261
Alternate Titles: Gilber and Gubar's The madwoman in the attic after thirty years
Additional Authors: Federico, Annette, 1960-
Notes: LCCN: 2009034323
ISBN: 9780826218698 (cloth edition : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0826218695 (cloth edition : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 318878433
ISBN/ISSN: 9780826218698
0826218695