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Author Corbett, Mary Jean, 1962-
Title Family likeness : sex, marriage, and incest from Jane Austen to Virginia Woolf / Mary Jean Corbett
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008

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Descript xiv, 264 p. ; 25 cm
Contents Making and breaking the rules : an introduction -- "Cousins in love, &c." in Jane Austen -- Husband, wife, and sister : making and unmaking the early Victorian family -- Orphan stories : adoption and affinity in Charlotte Brontë -- Intercrossing, interbreeding, and The mill on the Floss -- Fictive kinship and natural affinities in Wives and daughters -- Virginia Woolf and Victorian "incests"
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-257) and index
Subject Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Criticism and interpretation
Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855 -- Criticism and interpretation
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism
Family in literature
Sex in literature
Marriage in literature
Incest in literature
ISBN/ISSN 9780801447075 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801447070 (cloth : alk. paper)


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