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Author Schantz, Ned, 1969-
Title Gossip, letters, phones : the scandal of female networks in film and literature / Ned Schantz.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

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Author Schantz, Ned, 1969-
Subject English fiction -- History and criticism.
Women -- Social networks.
Women -- Communication.
Communication and technology.
Technology and women.
Women in literature.
Women in motion pictures.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 188 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-184) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Gossip and the novel -- Letters to Clarissa : the fantasy of a female network -- Telephonic film -- Voices carry : film and telepathy -- The space of crime -- Time stalkers -- Epilogue : radio-free Middlemarch.
Summary Examining novelistic culture from the British novel to the Hollywood film as a series of responses to the threat and promise of female networks, Schantz argues that a recurring gothic nightmare haunts plots of courtship, marriage, and female advancement even as the female networks themselves illuminate the path to clarity.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199714629 (electronic bk.)
0199714622 (electronic bk.)
9780195335910 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0195335910 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780199868902
0199868905
Publisher # 9786611851996
OCLC # 268644835
Additional Format Print version: Schantz, Ned, 1969- Gossip, letters, phones. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008 9780195335910 0195335910 (DLC) 2007042813 (OCoLC)176648887


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