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The Bronte Sisters and George Eliot : A Unity of Difference - Barbara Prentis

The Bronte Sisters and George Eliot

A Unity of Difference

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Published: 9th August 1988
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This book provides an approach to the lives, thought and works of the four most important English women novelists of the mid-to-late-19th century. Seen against the background of a dramatically changing world in which they grew up as contemporaries, their attitudes to such vital issues as religion, the child, the "woman question", love and sexuality, the self, and death, are examined in depth, both as they were expressed privately and as portrayed in their work. There emerges a picture of an intellectual and literary relationship that was destined to play a challenging and significant part in the development of the English novel.

Preface - Acknowledgements - Abbreviations - Principal Dates - Introduction: Some Connections: Biographical and Factual - The Child and Young Person: in Life and in Literature - Matters of Belief: Religious and Ethical Attitudes - The Self and the World - Love and Sexuality - The Woman Question - Tragedy, Death and Eschatology - Conclusion - Notes Select Book List - Index

ISBN: 9780333407110
ISBN-10: 0333407113
Series: Unity of Difference
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 219
Published: 9th August 1988
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.81  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 2