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The Afterlife of Property: Domestic Security and the Victorian Novel

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In The Afterlife of Property, Jeff Nunokawa investigates the conviction passed on by the Victorian novel that a woman's love is the only fortune a man can count on to last. Taking for his example four texts, Charles Dickens's Little Dorrit and Dombey and Son, and George Eliot's Daniel Deronda and Silas Marner, Nunokawa studies the diverse ways that the Victorian novel i ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published April 21st 2003 by Princeton University Press (first published 1994)
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Jeff Erik Nunokawa is a Professor of English at Princeton University. He received a B.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. His research interests lie primarily in 19th century British literature, theory and criticism and feminist, gender and sexuality studies.

Since joining the faculty in 1988, he has won the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1992 and The Class
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