The Flesh Made Word: Female Figures and Women's Bodies
Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1990 - 179 ページ
Examining the works of such Victorian writers as the Brontes, Dickens, Eliot, and Hardy, this study discusses codes and taboos about the female body and explores how female sexuality was represented in Victorian literary and non-literary genres, such as painting, etiquette books and pornography.
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Michie argues that the body of the fictional Victorian heroine is the "locus of representation and textuality'' for feminist readers. She examines these fictional bodies in relation to food, hunger ... レビュー全文を読む
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