The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination
In this work of feminist literary criticism the authors explore the works of many major 19th-century women writers. They chart a tangible desire expressed for freedom from the restraints of a confining patriarchal society and trace a distinctive female literary tradition.
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Review: The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary ImaginationUser Review - Fernanda Schmitt - Goodreads
One of the best books in feminist literary criticism of all times! Read full review
Review: The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary ImaginationUser Review - Erika - Goodreads
This is a useful collection of essays. I skipped the chapters dealing with works I hadn't read starting half-way through, because the analysis became repetitive. A very thorough and ground-breaking ... Read full review