The Female Thermometer : Eighteenth-Century Culture and the Invention of the Uncanny: Eighteenth-Century Culture and the Invention of the Uncanny

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Oxford University Press, USA, 24/03/1995 - 288 páginas
A collection of the author's essays on the history and development of female identity from the 18th to the early 20th centuries. Throughout the book are woven themes which are constant in Castle's work: fantasy, hallucination, travesty, transgression and sexual ambiguity.
 

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Índice

Introduction
3
The Female Thermometer
21
Amy Who Knew My Disease A Psychosexual Pattern in Defoes Roxana
44
Lovelaces Dream
56
Matters Not Fit to be Mentioned Fieldings The Female Husband
67
The Culture of Travesty Sexuality and Masquerade in EighteenthCentury England
82
The Carnivalization of EighteenthCentury English Narrative
101
The Spectralization of the Other in The Mysteries of Udolpho
120
Phantasmagoria and the Metaphorics of Modern Reverie
140
Spectral Politics Apparition Belief and the Romantic Imagination
168
Contagious Folly An Adventure and Its Skeptics
190
Notes
215
Works Cited
253
Index
269
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