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Woman and the Demon

The Life of a Victorian Myth

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$34.50 • £27.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780674954076

Publication Date: 01/15/1984

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272 pages

39 halftones

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  • [List of] Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • I. The Myth of Womanhood: Victims
  • II. The Myth of Womanhood: Queens
  • III. Angels and Demons: Woman’s Marriage of Heaven and Hell
  • IV. Old Maids and the Wish for Wings
  • V. The Rise of the Fallen Woman
  • VI. Victorian Womanhood and Literary Character
  • Epilogue: The Death of Character and the Fight for Womanhood
  • Notes
  • Index

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