The Resource The faces of Eve : women in the nineteenth century American novel, Judith Fryer

The faces of Eve : women in the nineteenth century American novel, Judith Fryer

Label
The faces of Eve : women in the nineteenth century American novel
Title
The faces of Eve
Title remainder
women in the nineteenth century American novel
Statement of responsibility
Judith Fryer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Analyzes the women in the works of Hawthorne, Melville, James, Howells, Chopin, and others, assessing the heroines' roles in a New World Garden of Eden
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fryer, Judith
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.W6F7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  • James, Henry
  • American fiction
  • Women in literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The faces of Eve : women in the nineteenth century American novel, Judith Fryer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-287) and index
Contents
  • Beatrice Rappaccini: the literary convention as allegory
  • In which time the ambiguities of the dark lady are compounded by the appearance of the pale maiden: Melville's Isabel
  • Celia Madden: the temptress as "Greek"
  • Hawthorne's Miriam: the temptress as Jew
  • Hester Prynne: the dark lady as "deviant"
  • 3.
  • The American princess:
  • The pale maiden
  • Daisy Miller
  • Milly Theale
  • 1.
  • Maggie Verver
  • Isabel Archer
  • 4.
  • The great mother:
  • The archetype: Olive Chancellor
  • The mother-surrogates
  • The neglecters
  • The real witch-bitches
  • 5.
  • The new woman:
  • The myth of America as new world Garden of Eden:
  • The new myth of Atalanta
  • Zenobia: the new woman as tragedy-queen
  • The unnatural lady reformers of Boston
  • Through the eye of the needle
  • Edna Pontellier: the new woman as woman
  • The Garden
  • The American Adam
  • The American Eve
  • 2.
  • The temptress:
  • Elsie Venner: the literary convention with psychological trappings
Extent
x, 294 p., [3] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780195020250
Isbn Type
:
Lccn
75-032345
Other physical details
  • ill. ;
  • 22 cm.
System control number
  • 00139380
  • CARL505304168
  • (OCoLC)ocm02397780
  • 293959
  • 293959
Label
The faces of Eve : women in the nineteenth century American novel, Judith Fryer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-287) and index
Contents
  • Beatrice Rappaccini: the literary convention as allegory
  • In which time the ambiguities of the dark lady are compounded by the appearance of the pale maiden: Melville's Isabel
  • Celia Madden: the temptress as "Greek"
  • Hawthorne's Miriam: the temptress as Jew
  • Hester Prynne: the dark lady as "deviant"
  • 3.
  • The American princess:
  • The pale maiden
  • Daisy Miller
  • Milly Theale
  • 1.
  • Maggie Verver
  • Isabel Archer
  • 4.
  • The great mother:
  • The archetype: Olive Chancellor
  • The mother-surrogates
  • The neglecters
  • The real witch-bitches
  • 5.
  • The new woman:
  • The myth of America as new world Garden of Eden:
  • The new myth of Atalanta
  • Zenobia: the new woman as tragedy-queen
  • The unnatural lady reformers of Boston
  • Through the eye of the needle
  • Edna Pontellier: the new woman as woman
  • The Garden
  • The American Adam
  • The American Eve
  • 2.
  • The temptress:
  • Elsie Venner: the literary convention with psychological trappings
Extent
x, 294 p., [3] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780195020250
Isbn Type
:
Lccn
75-032345
Other physical details
  • ill. ;
  • 22 cm.
System control number
  • 00139380
  • CARL505304168
  • (OCoLC)ocm02397780
  • 293959
  • 293959

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