In my paper I want to explore these opposing models of femininity as indicators of a shift in society’s perceptions of female gender roles. The natural woman, far from the passive muse that the Romantics had conceived of, is given a more practical role in these novels as a trailblazer for the goals of the women’s movement.
|State||Published - Mar 26 2009|
|Event||Nineteenth Century Studies Association 30th Annual Conference - Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
Duration: Mar 26 2009 → Mar 26 2009
|Conference||Nineteenth Century Studies Association 30th Annual Conference|
|Period||03/26/09 → 03/26/09|