Victorian servants, class, and the politics of literacy [electronic resource] / Jean Fernandez
- Fernandez, Jean, 1956-
- New York : Routledge, 2010.
- Physical Description:
- 207 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Routledge studies in nineteenth-century literature ; 2
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- Literary handmaids: Mary Wollstonecraft's Maria, or, The wrongs of woman (1798) and Catherine Crowe's Susan Hopley, or, The adventures of a maid servant (1841) -- Oral pleasures: repression and desire in Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (1847) and Elizabeth Gaskell's The old nurse's story (1862) -- Obedient servants of empire: narrating imperial history in William Wilkie Collins' The moonstone (1868) -- "Master's made away with": servant voices and narrational politics in R.L. Stevenson's The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) -- The ventriloquized servant -- In their own voice: servants and autobiography.
- English fiction—19th century—History and criticism
- Servants in literature
- Household employees in literature
- Literacy in literature
- Social classes in literature
- Household employees—Great Britain—Biography—History and criticism
- Household employees—Education—Great Britain—History—19th century
- Working class—Books and reading—Great Britain—History—19th century
- Literacy—Great Britain—History—19th century
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -203) and index.
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