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The female thermometer [[electronic resource] ] : eighteenth-century culture and the invention of the uncanny / / Terry Castle

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Autore: Castle Terry Visualizza persona
Titolo: The female thermometer [[electronic resource] ] : eighteenth-century culture and the invention of the uncanny / / Terry Castle Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: New York, : Oxford University Press, 1995
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (289 p.)
Disciplina: 305.4209033
Soggetto topico: English literature - 18th century - History and criticism
Gothic revival (Literature) - Great Britain
Women and literature - Great Britain - History - 18th century
Romanticism - Great Britain - History - 18th century
Femininity in literature
Sex (Psychology) in literature
Supernatural in literature
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-268) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 The Female Thermometer; 3 ""Amy, Who Knew my Disease"": A Psychosexual Pattern in Defoe's Roxana; 4 Lovelace's Dream; 5 ""Matters Not Fit to be Mentioned"": Fielding's The Female Husband; 6 The Culture of Travesty: Sexuality and Masquerade in Eighteenth-Century England; 7 The Carnivalization of Eighteenth-Century English Narrative; 8 The Spectralization of the Other in The Mysteries of Udolpho; 9 Phantasmagoria and the Metaphorics of Modern Reverie; 10 Spectral Politics: Apparition Belief and the Romantic Imagination
11 Contagious Folly: An Adventure and Its SkepticsNotes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Sommario/riassunto: A collection of the author's essays on the history and development of female identity from the 18th to the early 20th centuries. Throughout the book are woven themes which are constant in Castle's work: fantasy, hallucination, travesty, transgression and sexual ambiguity.
Titolo autorizzato: The female thermometer  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-4237-5848-X
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910454637603321
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Serie: Ideologies of desire.