The Resource Bleak houses : marital violence in Victorian fiction, Lisa Surridge

Bleak houses : marital violence in Victorian fiction, Lisa Surridge

Label
Bleak houses : marital violence in Victorian fiction
Title
Bleak houses
Title remainder
marital violence in Victorian fiction
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Surridge
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Offenses Against the Person Act of 1828 opened magistrates'' courts to abused working-class wives. Newspapers in turn reported on these proceedings, and in this way the Victorian scrutiny of domestic conduct began. But how did popular fiction treat "private" family violence? Bleak Houses: Marital Violence in Victorian Fiction traces novelists'' engagement with the wife-assault debates in the public press between 1828 and the turn of the century. Lisa Surridge examines the early works of Charles Dickens and reads Dombey and Son and Anne Brontë''s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall in the context
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
COO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Surridge, Lisa A.
Dewey number
823/.8093543
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR878.M36
LC item number
S87 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • Marriage in literature
  • Domestic fiction, English
  • Family violence in literature
  • Abused women in literature
  • Child abuse in literature
  • Violence in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • Abused women in literature
  • Child abuse in literature
  • Domestic fiction, English
  • English fiction
  • Family violence in literature
  • Marriage in literature
  • Violence in literature
Label
Bleak houses : marital violence in Victorian fiction, Lisa Surridge
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-262) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Private violence in the public eye: the early writings of Charles Dickens -- Domestic violence and middle-class manliness: Dombey and Son -- From regency violence to Victorian feminism: The tenant of Wildfell Hall -- The abused woman and the community: "Janet's repentance" -- Strange revelations: the divorce court, the newspaper, and The woman in white -- The private eye and the public gaze: He knew he was right -- Marital violence and the new woman: The wing of Azrael -- "Are women protected?" Sherlock Holmes and the violent home
Control code
191953298
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 271 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821441992
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780821441992
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1j68zvv
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191953298
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Bleak houses : marital violence in Victorian fiction, Lisa Surridge
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-262) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Private violence in the public eye: the early writings of Charles Dickens -- Domestic violence and middle-class manliness: Dombey and Son -- From regency violence to Victorian feminism: The tenant of Wildfell Hall -- The abused woman and the community: "Janet's repentance" -- Strange revelations: the divorce court, the newspaper, and The woman in white -- The private eye and the public gaze: He knew he was right -- Marital violence and the new woman: The wing of Azrael -- "Are women protected?" Sherlock Holmes and the violent home
Control code
191953298
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 271 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821441992
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780821441992
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1j68zvv
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191953298
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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