Mistress of the House: Women of Property in the Victorian Novel

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Ashgate, Jan 1, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 153 pages
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This is a collection of essays on the theme of women and property in Victorian fiction. The work comments on texts such as Shirley, Cranford, Villette, The Moonstone, works by Thomas Hardy and Diana of the Crossways.

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Shirley
18
Cranford and its belongings
34
Villette
52
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Tim Dolin is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities at Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Western Australia. He is the author of George Eliot (2005) and has edited and written introductions for a number of Penguin and World's Classics editions of Hardy, including Tess of the d'Urbervilles, A Pair of Blue Eyes.

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