Ideology and Femininity in Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

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2021-05
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Bliss, Sarah
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Florida Southern College
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Between 1847 and 1848, the literary market of Victorian England convulsed under the influence of two novels from previously unknown authors: Currer Bell’s Jane Eyre and Ellis Bell’s Wuthering Heights. Known to a slightly smaller number was a novel by a third Bell: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, by Acton Bell. Despite the authors’ relative obscurity, these novels quickly drew popular attention—and incited controversy
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Honors Thesis Spring 2021
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Femininity, Femininity in literature, Ideology in literature
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