Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:30 am by M. in ,    No comments

 A new scholar book with Brontë-related content:

Women’s Human Rights in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture
Edited By Elena V. Shabliy; Dmitry Kurochkin And Gloria Y. A. Ayee
Lexington Books
ISBN: 978-1-7936-3141-1
October 2020

Women’s Human Rights in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture sheds light on women's rights advancements in the nineteenth century and early twentieth-century through explorations of literature and culture from this time period. With an international emphasis, contributors illuminate the range and diversity of women’s work as novelists, journalists, and short story writers and analyze the New Woman phenomenon, feminist impulse, and the diversity of the women writers. Studying writing by authors such as Alice Meynell, Thomas Hardy, Netta Syrett, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Mary Seacole, Charlotte Brontë, and Jean Rhys, the contributors analyze women’s voices and works on the subject of women’s rights and the representation of the New Woman.
The last chapter of the book is
Women Within Precincts: Colonialism and Racialization in The Madwoman in the Attic, Wide Sargasso Sea and Jane Eyre. Liberating Herself: Emancipationist Writing at the Fin de Siècle by Dr. Shilpa Daithota Bhat.

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