The afterlife of property : domestic security and the Victorian novel / Jeff Nunokawa.

By: Nunokawa, Jeff, 1958-
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1994Description: vii, 152 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 069103320X (alk. paper) :Subject(s): English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Domestic fiction, English -- History and criticism | Domestic relations in literature | Homosexuality in literature | Property in literature | Marriage in literature | Women in literature | Sex in literatureDDC classification: 828.8 NUA LOC classification: PR878.D65 | N86 1994Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description | OCLC | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Domestic securities: Little Dorrit and the fictions of property -- For your eyes only: private property and the Oriental body in Dombey and son -- Daniel Deronda and the afterlife of ownership -- The miser's two bodies: sexual perversity and the flight from capital in Silas Marner.
Summary: Investigates the conviction passed on by the Victorian novel that a woman's love is the fortune a man can count on to last. This work studies the diverse ways that the Victorian novel imagines women as property removed from the uncertainties of the marketplace. It addresses literary and cultural theory, gender studies, and gay and lesbian studies.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-149) and index.

Domestic securities: Little Dorrit and the fictions of property --
For your eyes only: private property and the Oriental body in Dombey and son --
Daniel Deronda and the afterlife of ownership --
The miser's two bodies: sexual perversity and the flight from capital in Silas Marner.

Investigates the conviction passed on by the Victorian novel that a woman's love is the fortune a man can count on to last. This work studies the diverse ways that the Victorian novel imagines women as property removed from the uncertainties of the marketplace. It addresses literary and cultural theory, gender studies, and gay and lesbian studies.

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