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Author Lawson, Kate, 1958-
Title The marked body : domestic violence in mid-nineteenth-century literature / Kate Lawson and Lynn Shakinovsky.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 2002.

Author Lawson, Kate, 1958-
Subject Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861. Aurora Leigh.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Birthmark.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Family violence in literature.
Domestic fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Human body in literature.
Alt Name Shakinovsky, Lynn, 1955-
Description 1 online resource (viii, 204 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-193) and index.
Contents "A frightful object": romance, obsession, and death in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The birth-mark" -- Domestic violence, abjection, and the comic novel: Anthony Trollope's Barchester towers -- Violence, causality, and the "shock of history": George Eliot's "Janet's repentance" -- "The sins of the father" and "the female line": phantom visitations and cruelty in Elizabeth Gaskell's "The poor Clare" -- Rape, transgression, and the law: the body of Marian Erle in Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh -- "Will she end like me?": violence and the uncanny in Wilkie Collin's Man and wife.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585478775 (electronic bk.)
9780585478777 (electronic bk.)
0791453766 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780791453766 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0791453758 (alk. paper)
9780791453759 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 53620265
Additional Format Print version: Lawson, Kate, 1958- Marked body. Albany : State University of New York Press, 2002 0791453766 0791453758 (DLC) 2002021056 (OCoLC)49320463

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