Samuel Richardson's Fictions of Gender
In developing a new gender theory for analyzing Samuel Richardson's three major novels - Pamela, Clarissa, and Sir Charles Grandison - the author argues that these novels of sexual threat expose, sometimes unwillingly, the extraordinary labor required to construct and maintain the eighteenth-century ideology of gender, that apparently natural dream of perfect symmetry betw...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published June 1st 1995 by Stanford University Press
(first published August 1st 1993)
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