9780813928937 cloth alkaline paper 0813928931 cloth alkaline paper 9780813928975 e-book 0813928974 e-book
Victorian literature and culture series.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Historiographies of witchcraft for feminist advocacy: historical justice in Elizabeth Gaskell's Lois the witch Witchcraft precedents as literary history: from The discoverie of witchcraft to Sir Matthew Hale The historical turn in witchcraft literature: from Enlightenment historiography to historical realism Theories and histories of agency: Mary Wollstonecraft's narrative of the reasonable woman Agency, equity, publicity: compos mentis in Charles Reade's Hard cash and lunacy commission reports Gendered credibility: testimony in fiction and indecent assault Women's legal literacy and pro se representation: from Griffith Gaunt to Georgina Weldon Concealing women's mens rea: advocacy for female prisoners and infanticidal mothers The secret agency of juries: forging resistance against sodomy prosecution.
K487.L55 K78 2010
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2010.