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Protest and Reform

The British Social Narrative by Women, 1827-1867

Protest and Reform( )
Author: Kestner, Joseph A.
Publication Date:Jan 1985
Publisher:University of Wisconsin Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

The social novel in nineteenth-century Britain has been considered the effort of a predominantly male canon of writers. In this ground-breaking study, Joseph Kestner challenges that assumption, arguing that it was a succession of female writers--women often meriting only a footnote in literary history--who initiated and advanced the tradition using narrative fiction to register protest, expose abuses, and promote reform.     Kestner explores the contributions to...
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