'The Androgyny of Bleak House'. From Master Narratives, 2nd edition, 2007

Author: Gravil, Richard


Humanities-Ebooks, 2007 29 pages PDF file size (approx) 600 kb Permissions: printing allowed; copying disabled

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First published in Master Narratives: Tellers and Telling in the English Novel, a memorial volume for Bill Ruddick, Ashgate, 2003. This major essay on the ambiguous relation of Dickens to the mid-century feminist debate is extracted from the electronic edition by Humanities-Ebooks, 2007.

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Narrative, Narration, Narratology, Bleak House, Charles Dickens, Androgyny, Feminism, Esther Summerson, Mrs Bagnet, Mrs Sarah Stickney Ellis, Eliza Lynn, Margaret Fuller, John Stuart Mill, Harriet Mill, Coventry Patmore, Caroline Norton, Maria Grey, Emily Shirreff, Barbara Bodichon

Note: the complete ebook of Master Narratives is also available at £12.00 with proceeds donated to Oxfam 

About the author

Richard Gravil is author of Romantic Dialogues: Anglo-American Continuities, 1776-1862 (2000) and Wordsworth's Bardic Vocation, 1787-1842 (2003). He is Convenor of the Wordsworth Summer Conference and Winter School.

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'The Androgyny of Bleak House'. From Master Narratives, 2nd edition, 2007

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