The improper feminine the women"s sensation novel and the new woman writing by Lyn Pykett

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • Feminism and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Feminist fiction, English -- History and criticism,
  • Fiction -- Authorship -- Sex differences,
  • Women"s rights in literature,
  • Sensationalism in literature,
  • Femininity in literature,
  • Sex role in literature,
  • Sex in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-224) and index.

Book details

StatementLyn Pykett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR878.F45 P94 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 235 p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1562202M
ISBN 100415049288
LC Control Number91043624

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It was a refreshing change of scenery for this genre to be outdoors and travelling with the Hero and Heroine/5(26). Lyn Pykett after discussing William Acton’s ” representation of respectable femininity” (16) presented in his book The Functions and Disorders of the Reproductive Organs () claims in her book The ‘improper’ Feminine: The Women’s Sensation Novel and the New Woman Writing that the ideal of Victorian femininity was constructed.

In her book The Improper Feminine, Pykett discusses femininity in the late nineteenth century and writes, “The debates on the Woman question (or the Woman Problem) were instigated and orchestrated by the demands made by, or on behalf of, women for the widening of their sphere” (12).

In a middle class culture enraptured with science, religion. In the next chapter of this thesis I shall show that Marian Halcombe is the kind of female that deviates from the traditional Victorian conventions of femininity and that she can well be the prototype of the group of women that comes under the umbrella of the idea of 'improper' feminine.

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