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A Literature of Their Own:
British Women Novelists from Bronte to Lessing
Elaine Showalter
Revised and Expanded Edition

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments to the Expanded Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Twenty Years On: A Literature of Their Own Revisited
IThe Female Tradition3
IIThe Feminine Novelists and the Will to Write37
IIIThe Double Critical Standard and the Feminine Novel73
IVFeminine Heroines: Charlotte Bronte and George Eliot100
VFeminine Heroes: The Woman's Man133
VISubverting the Feminine Novel: Sensationalism and Feminine Protest153
VIIThe Feminist Novelists182
VIIIWomen Writers and the Suffrage Movement216
IXThe Female Aesthetic240
XVirginia Woolf and the Flight into Androgyny263
XIBeyond the Female Aesthetic: Contemporary Women Novelists298
XIILaughing Medusa320
Index337

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