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The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century… (1979)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0300084587, Paperback)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".
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Studies the writings of nineteenth-century women authors, pointing out the coherence of theme and imagery in their works, and arguing that the similarities arise from the common female impulse to struggle free from male-dominated social and literary structures.
2 editions of this book were published by Yale University Press.
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