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The Madwoman in the Attic by Sandra M. Gilbert
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This is THE book on 19th century women's writing. It explores, among other things, the theme, most prevelent in Jane Eyre, of a ghostly woman trapped in and haunting a house and what that metaphor meant for women.
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