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Woman and the Demon: The Life of a Victorian Myth

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Here is a bold new vision of Victorianculture: a study of myths of womanhoodthat shatters the usual generalizationsabout the squeezed, crushed, and ego-less Victorian woman.

Through copious examples drawn fromliterature, art, and biography, Auerbachreconstructs three central paradigms: the angel/demon, the old maid, and thefallen woman. She shows how these animate a pervasi
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published January 15th 1984 by Harvard University Press (first published 1982)
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