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Female friendships and communities

Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell

by Pauline Nestor

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brontë, Charlotte, -- 1816-1855,
  • Eliot, George, -- 1819-1880,
  • Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, -- 1810-1865,
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Women in literature,
  • Friendship in literature,
  • Community life in literature,
  • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • Women novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPauline Nestor
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16210929M
    ISBN 10019812838X
    LC Control Number85010529

    The popular debate over female friendships and communities --Elizabeth Gaskell's endorsement of female communality --Elizabeth Gaskell's fiction --Charlotte Bront©±'s ambivalence towards solitude and society --Charlotte Bront©±'s fiction --George Eliot surpassing her sex --George Eliot's fiction --Conclusion: telling their own story. May 08,  · The Romance of Women's Friendships. The book’s title, has been that female friendships are reliable and, above all, easy: comforting and constant, as women have gone about the.

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    Review of Female Friendships and Communities: Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and Elizabeth Gaskell by Pauline Nestor. Description. Pauline Nestor's book traces the prominence, the emergence of women writers by the mid-nineteenth century, and the making of a community available to themselves. As she puts it, they were banding together, for. Female Friendships and Communities: Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell. NESTOR PAULINE. Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. $ Kathleen Blake. Kathleen Blake Related Book Chapters. Gaskell’s Blunders North and South. Apology On Intellectual FriendshipAuthor: Kathleen Blake.


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