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Tables of Contents for The Madwoman in the Attic
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface to the First Edition
xi
 
Introduction to the Second Edition: The Madwoman in the Academy
xv
 
Part I. Toward a Feminist Poetics
The Queen's Looking Glass: Female Creativity, Male Images of Women, and the Metaphor of Literary Paternity
3
42
Infection in the Sentence: The Woman Writer and the Anxiety of Authorship
45
48
The Parables of the Cave
93
14
Part II. Inside the House of Fiction: Jane Austen's Tenants of Possibility
Shut Up in Prose: Gender and Genre in Austen's Juvenilia
107
39
Jane Austen's Cover Story (and Its Secret Agents)
146
41
Part III. How Are We Fal'n?: Milton's Daughters
Milton's Bogey: Partiarchal Poetry and Women Readers
187
26
Horror's Twin: Mary Shelley's Monstrous Eve
213
35
Looking Oppositely: Emily Bronte's Bible of Hell
248
63
Part IV. The Spectral Selves of Charlotte Bronte
A Secret, Inward Wound: The Professor's Pupil
311
25
A Dialogue of Self and Soul: Plain Jane's Progress
336
36
The Genesis of Hunger, According to Shirley
372
27
The Buried Life of Lucy Snowe
399
44
Part V. Captivity and Consciousness in George Eliot's Fiction
Made Keen by Loss: George Eliot's Veiled Vision
443
35
George Eliot as the Angel of Destruction
478
61
Part VI. Strength in Agony: Nineteenth-Century Poetry the Women
The Aesthetics of Renunciation
539
42
A Woman---White: Emily Dickinson's Yarn of Pearl
581
70
Notes
651
48
Index
699