Charlotte Brontė and Female Desire
This book explores many forms of desire, including homoerotic and heterosexual desire, in Charlotte Bronte's works. It focuses on the importance of Bronte's heroines' relationships with substitute mothers and the significance of the emotional bond that these women maintain while engaging in heterosexual relationships. "Charlotte Bronte and Female Desire" also offers theoretical views of mothers, mothering, and female homoerotic desire through an examination of the works of Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein, and Nancy Chodorow."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - eowynfaramir - LibraryThing
One of the strengths of Kim's text is her constant reference to other scholars' work in Bronte criticism.Kim also has some interesting insights into Charlotte Bronte's work, but this book should have ... Read full review