Passions of the voice : hysteria, narrative, and the figure of the speaking woman, 1850-1915 (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Passions of the voice : hysteria, narrative, and the figure of the speaking woman, 1850-1915

Author: Claire Kahane
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study argues that the subversion of gender definitions promoted especially by feminism in the late 19th century profoundly unsettled Victorian narrative discourse. It considers a number of texts  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Kahane
ISBN: 0801851610 9780801851612 0801851629 9780801851629
OCLC Number: 185839061
Description: xviii, 196 s
Responsibility: Claire Kahane.

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"An important book...Looking at feminism of the period and using Freud's concept of hysteria (good old Dora, again), Kahane studies the writings of Florence Nightingale, Olive Schreiner, Virginia Read more...

 
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