Abstract

The biological inheritance captured in the beautiful “Pickersgill hand” that Ben and Desmond and their sisters have inherited from their mother also flows in one direction. But, the moral inheritance that connects mother to daughters and daughters to servants circulates among them and blurs conventional roles and the distinction between the agent and the subject of disciplinary authority.

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Additional Information

ISSN
2327-5898
Print ISSN
0007-8069
Pages
pp. 217-230
Launched on MUSE
2017-07-21
Open Access
No
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