Landed Patriarchy in Fielding's Novels: Fictional Landscapes, Fictional Genders (Studies in British Literature S. v. 35)

Landed Patriarchy in Fielding's Novels: Fictional Landscapes, Fictional Genders (Studies in British Literature S. v. 35)

By: Gary Gautier (author)Hardback

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Using Henry Fielding's novels as a touchstone to larger cultural patterns, this study analyzes networks of class and gender ideologies that inform Fielding's five major works of fiction.

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Contents

Fictional landscapes and a geology of gender; characterization, traditional romance and a Latitudinarian sentiment - specific gender issues; charity and chastity; men and male bonding; women and female bonding; marriage and family; rape and incest; "Amelia" - a shifting gender field; gender and genre in the early English novel; rethinking the feminization of Georgian culture. Appendices: legislative trinity figures; Tony Richardson's Fielding films.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780773485099
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780773485099
  • ISBN10: 0773485090

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