Gender and Ventriloquism in Victorian and Neo-Victorian Fiction: Passionate Puppets (Paperback)

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Introduction: The Victorians for dummies? Talking back to the Nineteenth Century Voices from the Past: Rethinking the Ventriloquial Metaphor Victorian Ventriloquists: Henry James and George Du Maurier Sirens and Svengalis: Nights at the Circus, Alias Grace and Clara Queering the Dummy/ventriloquist Dichotomy: Oscar Wilde and Ventriloquial Influence Sexual Re-scripting: Ventriloquial Repetitions and Transformations in Sarah Waters' Tipping the Velvet and Affinity Talking to Ourselves? Ventriloquial Criticism and Readership in Neo-Victorian Fiction Afterword: Voices beyond the Victorian era? Wesley Stace and Ventriloquism Notes Bibliography Index.
HELEN DAVIES is an associate lecturer in English Literature at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. She has published articles on neo-Victorianism, contemporary women's writing and Oscar Wilde. She is currently on the executive committee of the Contemporary Women's Writing Association and is the associate editor on neo-Victorian literature and criticism for The Oscholars journal.
Product Details ISBN: 9781349344772
ISBN-10: 134934477X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 2012
Pages: 219
Language: English