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Crime Files

Middlebrow Feminism in Classic British Detective Fiction

The Female Gentleman

Authors: Schaub, M.

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This is a feminist study of a recurring character type in classic British detective fiction by women - a woman who behaves like a Victorian gentleman. Exploring this character type leads to a new evaluation of the politics of classic detective fiction and the middlebrow novel as a whole.

About the authors

MELISSA SCHAUB is Associate Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, USA. Her research focuses on literature by British women authors, particularly domestic, serial, and middlebrow novels. She teaches courses on British and women's literature, and especially enjoys introducing undergraduates to feminist readings of literature and history.

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'The work of the five writers Schaub studies is not wholly conservative, but advances feminist assertion over the new woman fiction of the late Victorian period, giving success to the admittedly rare women able to reason and provide for themselves The study is well researched, well written, and readable.' M. S. Stephenson, University of Texas at Brownsville


Table of contents (4 chapters)

Table of contents (4 chapters)

Buy this book

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Middlebrow Feminism in Classic British Detective Fiction
Book Subtitle
The Female Gentleman
Authors
Series Title
Crime Files
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-27696-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137276964
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-27695-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44690-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 162
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