Consuming Fictions: Gender, Class and Hunger in Dickens's Novels
In this remarkable study, Gail Turley Houston examines the rich interplay of consumption as alimental process, medical entity, psychological construct, and economic practice in order to explore Charles Dickens’s fictional representations of Victorian culture as he presents it in his novels. Drawing from medical, historical, economic, psychoanalytic, and biographical materi...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published November 29th 1994 by Southern Illinois University Press
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