Lee Anna Maynard's Beautiful Boredom: Idleness and Feminine Self-Realization in PDF

By Lee Anna Maynard

This quantity explores boredom as a potential strength for sturdy within the Victorian novel. In Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847), George Eliot’s Middlemarch (1871-72), and Henry James’s The Portrait of a Lady (1881), boredom is a crucial ability in which girl characters may be able to in attaining a better experience of self-awareness. In her dialogue of those works, the writer examines either the deleterious and restorative facets of boredom and indicates how this refined topic has persevered for use by means of extra smooth authors.

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