OC By comparing 'ideologies surrounding women and books' on both sides of the Atlantic, it offers new interpretations of canonical texts in a series of fascinating pairings of British and American texts. . . . The most original aspect of the book is its examination of the woman reader as she appeared in illustrations in popular novels and the way illustration functioned as OCya vehicle for illuminating issues of gender.qFor example, Gilman records receiving Through the Looking Glass for Christmas of 1882, when she was 22 years old (Mon. December 25, 1882, 1: 165). 18. See Dimocka#39;s essay on aFeminism, New Historicism, and the Reader, a 89; in this essay, Dimock includes a discussion of ... Gilman scholars interpret the numerous spellings and referents for wallpaper in the manuscript, the 1892 version, and theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Images of the Woman Reader in Victorian British and American Fiction|
|Publisher||:||University Press of Florida - 2003-12-01|