The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-century Literacy Imagination (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Madwoman in the Attic In this work of feminist literary criticism the authors explore the works of many major 19th-century women writers. They chart a tangible desire expressed for freedom from the restraints of a confining patriarchal society and trace a distinctive female literary tradition.
- Published: 05 September 2000
- Format: Paperback 762 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780300084580 ISBN 10: 0300084587
- Sales rank: 26,759
Full description for The Madwoman in the Attic
This pathbreaking book of feminist criticism is now reissued with a substantial new introduction by Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar that reveals the origins of their revolutionary realization in the 1970s that "the personal was the political, the sexual was the textual".