Erotic faith : being in love from Jane Austen to D.H. Lawrence / Robert M. Polhemus

Author(s): Polhemus, Robert M
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Subjects: English fiction--19th century--History and criticism
Love stories, English--History and criticism
English fiction--20th century--History and criticism
Love in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1990
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Preface
1. Faith, Love, and the Art of the Novel: "The Feather Plucked from Cupid's Wing" 1
2. The Fortunate Fall: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice (1813) 28
3. Fatal Love and Eroticizing History: Walter Scott's The Bride of Lammermoor (1819) 55
4. The Passionate Calling: Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (1847) 79
5. Faithful Repression and Erotic Enchantment: Charlotte Bronte's Villette (1853) 108
6. The Fixation of Love: Charles Dickens's Great Expectations (1860-61) 137
7. In Love with Moistness: George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss (1860) 168
8. The Mirror of Desire: Anthony Trollope's Phineas Finn/Phineas Redux (1869-74) 196
9. Pastoral Erotics: Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd (1874) 223
10. Tristan Is Sold: The Joyce of Love and the Language of Flow(er)s (1904-39) 251
11. The Prophet of Love and the Resurrection of the Body: D. H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928) 279
Epilogue: The Art of Love and Love among the Ruins 307
Notes 313
Select Bibliography 335
Index 349
Notes: LCCN: 89-20438
ISBN: 0226673227 (alk. paper)
Includes index
Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-347)
Physical Description: xii, 363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 20526403
ISBN/ISSN: 0226673227

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