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Woman and the Demon : the life of a Victorian myth / Nina Auerbach.

Author/Creator:
Auerbach, Nina, 1943-
Publication:
Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 1982.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, [3], 255, [3] pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Women in literature.
Feminism and literature.
Women -- England -- History -- 19th century.
England -- Popular culture.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Women in art.
Popular culture -- England.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Cambridge.
England London.
Contents:
The myth of womanhood: victims
The myth of womanhood: queens
Angels and demons: woman's marriage of heaven and hell
Old maids and the wish for wings
The rise of the fallen woman
Victorian womanhood and literary character
Epilogue: The death of character and the fight for womanhood.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Jacket design: Joanna Gertler."
Local notes:
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Sheldon Hackney.
Storage copy inscribed by the author to Lucy and Sheldon Hackney.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has marks throughout.
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1982
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0674954068
OCLC:
8495210
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