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Communities of Women

An Idea in Fiction

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ISBN 9780674280236

Publication Date: 01/01/1978

222 pages

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  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction: The Communal Eye
  • 2. Waiting Together: Two Families
    • Pride and Prejudice
    • Little Women
  • 3. Beyond the Family: Idyll and Inferno
    • Cranford
    • Villette
  • 4. Beyond the Self: The Spectacle of History and a New Religion
    • The Bostonians
    • The Odd Women
  • 5. A World at War: One Big Miss Brodie
    • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  • Notes
  • Index

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