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The Victorian Spinster and Colonial Emigration

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In this volume, the author examines the highly problematic issues surrounding the colonial emigration of Victorian, unmarried women, revealing the many ways in which these women were regarded as cultural "excess". She brings together a variety of discourses, including historical, critical, literary, and theoretical, to form a critical evaluation of the events she investigates. Kranidis questions the very premises and cultural foundations of evaluative systems that render some women/subjects more essential than others, and considers how the expulsion of problematic British subjects is a practice that permeates many facets of Victorian culture. The book investigates the symbolic spaces in between Victorian England and its colonies and dominions.

Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper.

Item details

Author(s):
Kranidis, Rita S.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0333765192
ISBN-13:
9780333765197
Number of pages:
228
Publisher:
Macmillan

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In this volume, the author examines the highly problematic issues surrounding the colonial emigration of Victorian, unmarried women, revealing the many ways in which these women were regarded as cultural "excess". She brings together a variety of discourses, including historical, critical, literary, and theoretical, to form a critical evaluation of the events she investigates. Kranidis questions the very premises and cultural foundations of evaluative systems that render some women/subjects more essential than others, and considers how the expulsion of problematic British subjects is a practice that permeates many facets of Victorian culture. The book investigates the symbolic spaces in between Victorian England and its colonies and dominions.

Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper.

Author(s):
Kranidis, Rita S.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0333765192
ISBN-13:
9780333765197
Number of pages:
228
Publisher:
Macmillan

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