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The politics of gender in Anthony Trollope's novels : new readings for the twenty-first century

Author: Margaret Markwick; Deborah Denenholz Morse; Regenia Gagnier
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Series: Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection offers readings of Trollope that recognize and repay his importance as source material for scholars working in diverse fields of cultural studies. The contributors make a convincing case for Trollope's writings as a vehicle for the theoretical explorations of Victorian culture that currently predominate.
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Named Person: Anthony Trollope; Anthony Trollope
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Markwick; Deborah Denenholz Morse; Regenia Gagnier
ISBN: 9780754663898 0754663892
OCLC Number: 277068828
Notes: Series from jacket.
Description: xiii, 259 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: (A)genda trouble and the Lot complex: older men-younger women relationships in Trollope / Robert M. Polhemus --
He Knew He Was Right: the sensational tyranny of the sexual contract and the problem of liberal progress / Kathy Alexis Psomiades --
Bastards to the time: legitimacy as legal fiction in Trollope's novels of the 1870's / Jenny Bourne Taylor --
Out of the closet: homoerotics in Trollope's novels / Margaret Marwick --
"Some girls who come from the tropics": gender, race, and imperialism in Anthony Trollope's He Knew He Was Right / Deborah Denenholz Morse --
Anthony Trollope's The Eustace diamonds and "The great parliamentary bore" / Lauren M.E. Goodlad --
"Two identities": gender, ethnicity, and Phineas Finn / Mary Jean Corbett --
The rough and the beautiful in "Catherine Carmichael": class and gender in Trollope's colonial aesthetic / Helen Lucy Blythe --
Mister Trollope, Lady Credit, and The way we live now / Nathan K. Hensley --
A woman of money: Miss Dunstable, Thomas Holloway, and Victorian commercial wealth / Elsie B. Michie --
Otherwise occupied: masculine widows in Trollope's novels / Christopher S. Noble --
Trollope at fuller length: Lord Silverbridge and the manuscript of The Duke's children / Steven Amarnick --
"Depth of portraiture": what should distinguish a Victorian man from a Victorian woman? / David Skilton --
The weight of religion and history: women dying of virtue in Trollope's later short fiction / Anca Vlasopolos.
Series Title: Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England)
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Markwick, Deborah Denenholz Morse and Regenia Gagnier.

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