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Abjection, 17273

Abrams, M. H., 52n53n

Althusser, Louis, 30, 38

Amazons, 8891

Arabian Nights, The, 13638, 156, 21112

Armstrong, Nancy, 12n, 21n, 197n

Aurelius, Marcus, 239

Austen, Jane, 2628; Emma, 174n

Austin, Zelda, 216

Author, as whore, 11314. See also Prostitute; Woman: writers; Writing

Autobiography, 95, 102

Autonomy. See Subject

Baker, Ernest, 17n

Balzac, Honoré de, 34n, 3339

Barbauld, Mrs., 72

Barrett, Michèle, 6n

Barthes, Roland, 13436, 137, 190n91n, 198

Baym, Nina, 180n

Beach, Joseph Warren, 41

Beauvoir, Simone de, 2

Beckford, William: Vathek, 198

Beer, Gillian, 17n18n, 41n

Belsey, Catherine, 199

Bennett, Arnold, 23347

Bennett, Dorothy, 240

Bennington, Geoff, 31n

Benston, Alice N., 33n

Berg, Margaret, 149n

Berger, John, 214n

Birth, 36, 102, 12022

Blackwood, John, 203, 2067, 214

Bloom, Harold, 2930, 34, 38

Body, 10, 27, 39, 10526, 17778, 21416; collapse with, 4455, 10526; as figurative, 1078; hysteric’s, 15960, 169; inscription upon, 5355, 12125, 161, 16970; as the material, 4446, 1079; maternal, 101; and meaning, 12326; prostitute’s, 109, 118; sacrifice of to male order, 123; woman’s, 10, 4455, 10726, 23739; and writing, 11326, 23740. See also Essentialism

Boose, Lynda, 185

Boswell, James, 82

Bové, Paul, 184

Bulkin, Elly, 179n180n

Burney, Fanny, 82

Bray, Charles, 205n

Bremer, Fredrika, 204n

Breuer, Josef, 164

Brontë, Charlotte, 11012; Jane Eyre, 174n; Shirley, 11011

Brooks, Peter, 116n

Brownlee, Kevin, 18n

Brownlee, Martha Scordilis, 18n

Calprenade, 90

Capitalism, 28, 11416

Carlyle, Thomas, 41, 59

Carpenter, Mary Wilson, 215n

Carter, Mrs., 82

Castration, 25, 28, 54, 86, 88, 101, 106, 197

Cervantes, Miguel de, 78; Don Quixote, 62, 72

Character, 4849, 11926; construction of, 4, 43; woman’s, 48, 5355, 57. See also Construction; Self; Subject

Charcot, Jean-Martin, 160

Chase, Cynthia, 215n

Childbirth. See Birth

Cixous, Hélène, 180n

Class, 3437, 7778, 11620, 15355, 2046

Class conflict, 32, 35

Clément, Catherine, 170

Cleopatra, 88

Clifford, Mrs. W. K., 240

Closure, 100103, 12756

Cohn, Carol, 9n

Collins, Jerre, 159n

Collins, Wilkie, 16370; The Woman in White, 176, 18283, 186

Confession, 5556

Congreve, William, 17n

Conrad, Joseph, 40

Consolation, 2, 8, 33, 76, 80, 12787, 23347; of beaten women, 15355; of confession, 5556; of critical afterwords, 182n83n, 23347; danger of, 187; of form, 20, 175; of gender, 9, 15, 4041, 4856, 9192, 12787, 21632; of genre, 9, 9192, 12756; of history, 10, 1261; of home, 12756; of homosocial, 14445; of human activity, 228; of hysteric, 175; of identification, 12756; of mastery, 220; of material fact, 14; of mother, 6061, 175; of other, 12756; of paranoia, 162; of pessimism, 23347; of power, 162; of projection, 24247; of representation, 175, 187; of romance, 66, 12756, 23347; sameness, 15687; of scapegoating, 12787; of totalization, 187, 23347; of woman, 15687, 23347

Construction: within castration, 197; of categories, 34; of character, 4, 43; contradictions within, 34, 7; of criticism, 62, 234; of gender, 46, 8, 2728, 186; of genre, 17, 6292; of history, 10, 1261; of hysteric, 160, 169, 172; of mother, 16084; of other, 3537; within power, 127247; of prostitute, 11314; in psychoanalysis, 161; within representation, 196; of romance, 23, 5, 66, 127, 130; of sexuality, 186; within specular, 188232; of subject, 37, 21 38, 4852, 104, 118, 16668, 210, 23334, 24547; of woman, 26, 8, 5254, 9697, 10417, 127, 15558, 16691, 229, 24547. See also Gender; Opposition; Other

Contradiction, 4, 23, 52, 15658, 19091, 22728, 231

Convention, 68n, 7475, 8485

Conway, Jill, 215n

Courtney, W. L., 43n

Creech, James, 158n

Critics: construction of, 62, 234; implication in systems they describe, 53, 17687, 19298, 223, 230, 23347. See also Feminist criticism

Culler, Jonathan, 53n

Culture, 5, 12, 5859

Dalziel, Margaret, 65, 69n

Darwin, Charles, 41

Darwinism, 45, 53

Davis, Lennard J., 204n

Deconstruction, 2, 16, 2223, 48, 5253, 90, 15687, 193; and women, 17879. See also Derrida, Jacques

Defoe, Daniel, 28

Denial, 7, 52, 130

Derision. See Ridicule; Romance: derision of

Derrida, Jacques, 3n, 5, 7, 8n, 2223, 48, 53n, 15758, 190n91n; “Choreographies,” 17879; Dissemination, 157; Margins of Philosophy, 157; “Women in the Beehive,” 17879. See also Deconstruction

Desire, 4, 85, 12756, 19293

Detail, 188232. See also Real; Realism; Sight

Determinism, 23347

Dickens, Charles, 1011, 12787, 207; Bleak House, 132, 14855, 173n; David Copperfield, 13637, 156; Great Expectations, 128, 13233, 14546, 150n, 16370, 175, 186; “The Holly Tree,” 135n; Household Words, 14748; Little Dorrit, 128, 134n; Master Humphrey’s Clock, 13742; “Mugby Junction,” 135; The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 132; “Night Walks,” 155; “Nurse’s Stories,” 135n; The Old Curiosity Shop, 13053, 165; Oliver Twist, 1089, 133, 15355; Our Mutual Friend, 13334, 150n; The Pickwick Papers, 165; Sketches by Boz, 133n; A Tale of Two Cities, 128

Difference, 8, 1517, 2527, 93, 1048, 16263, 17677, 18586, 192201, 209, 233, 24445. See also Gender; Opposition

Dinnerstein, Dorothy, 9n, 166

Discourse, 7, 31, 81, 101, 126, 17780, 199200, 23334

Displacement, 2930, 3840, 6465, 130, 24042

Doane, Mary Ann, 29n, 189n

Dobson, Austin, 8182

Domestic, the, 13156, 165, 190

Domestic tyranny, 17375

Dominant discourse, 79, 1415, 40, 66, 91, 118, 177, 186, 19198, 217

Donoghue, Denis, 182

Douhault, Madame de, 164n

Drabble, Margaret, 236, 240

Dyson, A. E., 151n

Eagleton, Terry, 31n, 32n

Economics, 4, 10, 10826, 128

Egoism. See Individualism

Elam, Diane, 41n

Eliot, George, 11, 188232, 23436; Adam Bede, 174n, 190, 199n, 201, 20519, 226; “Amos Barton,” 206, 208; Daniel Deronda, 2013, 215n, 22930; Felix Holt, 206n; “How I Came to Write Fiction,” 205n; “Janet’s Repentance,” 203, 205; The Lifted Veil, 229; Middlemarch, 19091, 203, 206, 21213, 21630; The Mill on the Floss, 189n, 190, 200201, 20514, 22526; “The Natural History of German Life,” 213; Romola, 207; Scenes of Clerical Life, 207, 209n10n; Silas Marner, 190, 204n; “Silly Novels by Lady Novelists,” 212n, 215n; “Three Months in Weimar,” 205n; “Woman in France,” 212n, 215n

Enlightenment, 234

Ermarth, Elizabeth, 199, 218n

Erotic, the, 109, 111n, 119, 136

Eroticism, 1, 8586

Essentialism, 5, 10, 2728, 5657, 69, 97, 10326, 15860, 166, 17173, 179, 19495, 202, 231n; and representation, 1067, 15758, 21418

Everyday, the, 188232

Evolution, 15, 21, 33, 38, 41, 234; Meredith’s theory of, 4161; of novel, 2123

Exchange, 85

Family romance, 30

Father, 2930, 3839, 5660, 9596, 101, 113. See also Name-of-the-Father

Feminine, the, 16; construction of, 166

Feminism, 810, 33, 58, 117, 15687, 191, 223, 22732, 24447; appropriation of, 163, 17687; and deconstruction, 17879; French, 58, 107, 159, 181; implication of in authority, 9, 12756, 197, 23031, 24447

Feminist criticism, 1n, 214, 29, 8081, 105, 11026, 149, 15698; of film, 19293, 216, 23032, 24447

Ferguson, Frances, 25n, 117n

Fielding, Henry, 2428, 70n, 7172, 7879, 82

Finke, Laurie, 180n

Firmat, Gustavo Perez, 16n

Flieger, Jerry Aline, 30n, 31n, 32n, 34n

Form, 113, 1724, 64, 7275, 110, 12756, 199, 24546; and history, 1213, 24546

Forster, John, 13640

Foucault, Michel, 510, 108n, 115n, 12629, 159n, 16064, 178202, 217, 23347; Discipline and Punish, 129n; History of Sexuality, 129n, 160, 185

Fraser, Nancy, 129n

Freud, Sigmund, 19, 19, 30, 3738, 58, 145n, 146, 15869, 182, 19295, 231, 240; “Constructions in Analysis,” 161n; “Female Sexuality,” 162n; “Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria,” 15866, 169; “Medusa’s Head,” 146; Moses and Monotheism, 30; “The Theme of the Three Caskets,” 241n; Totem and Taboo, 30

Froula, Christine, 8n

Frye, Northrop, 1718, 35, 134, 200n

Gallagher, Catherine, 11314, 126

Gallop, Jane, 36n, 37, 101n, 102, 116n, 18081, 19397

Garbage, 188232

Gardiner, Judith Kegan, 179n80n

Garrick, Mrs., 82

Gaze, 11, 5456, 188232

Gender: as basis of genre, 19, 2526, 7892; battle of, 89; as biology, 2529; as category, 26, 127; and class, 11826, 155; collapse of, 2628, 9091; 10426, 155, 16287; as consolation, 9, 15, 4041, 4856, 9192, 12787, 21632; constitutive of criticism, 62; criticism, 17687; denial of, 14244, 16287, 19697, 24447; dependence on material, 12, 3334; as fixed, 6, 14, 91; and hysteric, 15687; and ideology, 2430, 3840, 4556, 158; inscription within, 4, 9, 118; and mothers, 15687; and representation, 188232; as signifier, 9091; and specular, 188232; and theory, 188232; totalization of, 186; as unstable, 9091. See also Difference; Essentialism; Opposition; Other

Genre, 64; reliance on gender, 19, 2526, 7892; sedimentation of, 3340; struggle between genres, 62, 89. See also Novel; Opposition; Other; Romance

Gide, André, 240

Gilbert, Sandra, and Susan Gubar, 10, 8081, 164n, 17684, 210n, 223

Gissing, George, 137, 23536

Godwin, William, 99105, 12526

Goldsmith, Oliver, 82

Greimas, A. 3435

Gubar, Susan. See Gilbert, Sandra

Hansen, Miriam, 188n89n

Hardy, Barbara, 205

Hardy, Thomas, 235

Harris, Frank, 240n

Hawkins, Sir John, 82

Hazlitt, William, 207

Heath, Stephen, 157n, 183, 199200

Hepburn, James, 244n

Hero, 43

Heroine, 43, 48, 53, 6768, 74, 8385, 11213, 201; relation to romance, 6292, 201

Heroism, 59

Hertz, Neil, 193n, 22324

Hierarchy. See Privilege

Historical process, 1215; Meredith on, 4161

History, 6, 10, 1261, 108n, 11626, 24547; as category, 1015; constitutive of male order, 30; as construction, 1061, 126, 15556; definition of, 1820, 3031, 53; dependence of gender on, 2125; dependence on gender, 1261, 126; as factual, 89; as form, 20, 126; and formalism, 111, 24547; as guarantor of meaning, 17, 2125; problem of origin within, 1819, 15556; prostitute aligned with, 114, 126. See also Material; Real

Hodges, Devon, 29n

Hogarth, Mary, 137, 142

Hogsett, A. Charlotte, 215n

Homans, Margaret, 8n, 159n

Home. See Domestic

Homophobia, 17677

Homosocial, the, 2930, 3435, 14445, 16263, 17687, 20811

Horney, Karen, 166

Hunter, Dianne, 178

Hutton, R. H., 206n.

Hyder, Clyde K., 164n

Hysteric, 15687; as autonomous, 18081; collapsed with mother, 15687, 241n; and dance, 17778; inscription upon, 16970

Identification, 52, 60, 66, 81, 12787, 21112, 232, 244

Identity, 3, 56, 108. See also Self; Subject

Ideology, 5, 10, 16, 20, 33, 3740, 75, 108n9n, 117n, 11819, 126, 130, 158, 177, 19899, 233, 241n, 24547; as false consciousness, 16, 3738. See also Dominant discourse; Law; Power

Imaginary, the, 45, 3540, 197

Imlay, Gilbert, 100, 109

Incorporation, 23947

Individualism, 6, 1432, 11718, 21628; Meredith on, 4061

Infernal Quixote, The, 126

Interpretation, 19, 11314

Irigaray, Luce, 115n, 159n, 19296

Irony, 17778

Isles, Duncan, 72n, 7374

Jacobus, Mary, 8n, 19, 101, 107, 126, 159n, 160n, 182, 210n, 226; “Is There a Woman in This Text?” 182, 192n93n

James, Henry, 198, 206

Jameson, Fredric, 15, 3040, 49n, 53

Jardine, Alice, 37n, 157, 161, 163n, 179n, 183n

Johnson, Barbara, 29n, 53n

Johnson, Edgar, 130n, 154n55n

Johnson, Samuel, 82

Jones, Ann Rosalind, 101n

Kamuf, Peggy, 79, 158n, 180

Kaplan, Cora, 12n, 11620

Kaplan, E. Ann, 188n

Kaplan, Fred, 155n

Klein, Melanie, 166

Klein, Richard, 102

Kolodny, Annette, 29n, 17980

Kristeva, Julia, 100102, 159n, 172, 181n

Lacan, Jacques, 45, 30, 3539, 73n, 160, 188, 197

LaCapra, Dominick, 1820, 128n, 162n, 17677

Lady Audley’s Secret (Braddon), 170

Language, 5, 9, 14, 2225, 7578, 89, 1014, 113, 11819, 158; duplicity of, 17778. See also Writing

Laplanche, Jean, 192n

Law, 7377, 81, 15687, 193n, 20716. See also Male order; Name-of-the-Father; Power

Lawrence, D. H., 26

Lawrenny, H. See Simcox, Edith

Lennox, Charlotte, 10, 6293, 96, 111n, 127

Lentricchia, Frank, 184

Levine, George, 203n4n

Lévi-Strauss, Claude, 34, 116n

Lewes, George Henry, 20317

Lewis, Matthew Gregory, 9395, 104, 108

Literary history, 9, 1461; as construction, 69

“Little Snow White” (Brothers Grimm), 180

Love, 86, 14647

Lovell, Terry, 21n

Lubbock, Percy, 198

McCarthy, Justin, 11014

McDonald, Christie V., 158n, 17779

McKeon, Michael, 18n

MacPike, Loralee, 137n, 142n

Madness, 6364, 7180, 87, 98, 102; and mothers, 15887, 241n. See also Hysteric

Madonna, 1089. See also Virgin Mary

Male order, 29, 15, 2930, 5051, 6668, 7475, 8195, 10311, 11920, 12787, 19298, 20716, 226; and realism, 19298, 20716. See also Law; Specular; Symbolic

Marcus, Jane, 41n

Marriage, 8387, 220

Martin, Biddy, 12n, 13, 185

Marx, Karl, 11416, 159n

Marxism, 3141. See also Materialist criticism

Material, the, 1015, 20, 4045, 108n, 10926, 188232. See also Real

Materialist criticism, 1213, 3141, 10910, 11626

Maternal. See Mother

Maternal chora, 1024

Matriarchy. See Mother

Maupassant, Guy de, 240

Mead, Margaret, 2728

Meaning, 26, 910, 17, 64, 7578, 1012, 12426, 194, 221

Meisel, Martin, 164n

Men in Feminism (Jardine and Smith, eds.), 163, 176, 18083

Meredith, George, 10, 15, 4161, 161; The Amazing Marriage, 42; Diana of the Crossways, 10, 15, 4261; The Egoist, 15, 4261

Miller, D. A., 128, 134n, 149, 162n, 170, 17687, 200; “Cage aux folles,” 170, 17784, 189n

Miller, J. Hillis, 23n, 4850, 52n, 199, 218n

Miller, Nancy K., 85, 121n, 163, 180, 206n, 210n

Mirror stage, 35

Misogyny, 177, 223, 22930

Mitchell, Juliet, 192n

Modleski, Tania, 1

Moers, Ellen, 85, 131, 155, 215n

More, Hannah, 82

Morris, Meaghan, 163n

Mother, 7, 10, 1516, 2930, 3840, 47, 5661, 89, 93126, 15687; as abject, 17273; as absence, 1023; as antiromantic, 100104; body of, 101; as category, 1045; collapse of man with, 3940, 5960, 9395, 15687; collapse of woman with, 47, 5661, 10526, 241n; as consolation, 6061, 175; constitutive of male order, 5661, 15687; as construction, 16084; as creator of subject, 166; and daughter, 5758, 89, 9599; as death, 6061; and difference, 1045; as disciplinarian, 166, 173, 184; dyad with infant, 16, 4041, 5758; effacement of, 9495, 159, 221; escape from, 2939; as escape from ideology, 3840, 5661; foster, 16768; as God, 161; horror of, 9395, 166; as infanticide, 173, 20720; inscription upon, 18283; as introduction into language, 89; as masochist, 173; as material, 56; Name of the, 95104; as nature, 59; as origin, 5661, 107, 16466; as other, 104; and penis envy, 160, 169; phallic, 1045; and prostitute, 9495, 24144; and romance, 5661, 89, 9596, 100104, 165; as sameness, 10726; as scapegoat, 40, 16768; as selfless, 40, 5760, 16775; and semiotic, 100104; separation from, 16668; as sexuality, 99; as smothering, 173; as source of history, 5661; as threat to male, 93126, 173; as totality, 40, 5859, 105, 16668, 237; as uncertainty, 9495, 10326; as unrepresentable, 58, 100107, 159; as writer, 9399. See also Oedipal relations

Mulvey, Laura, 107, 188n, 19293

Mykyta, Larysa, 30n, 31n

Name-of-the-Father, 4, 95104, 193n. See also Law

Naturalism, 23347

Negation, 67, 15

New historicism, 20, 126, 159n, 18586

Newsom, Robert, 133n, 155

Newton, K. M., 215n

Norton, Caroline, 56

Novel: definition of, 16, 1625, 6366, 200; as dependent on romance, 6292, 200232; and detail, 188232; as distinct from romance, 3, 1028, 33, 4256, 6292, 13056, 200232; evolution of, 1462; as Real, 2123, 4345, 69; and realism, 2129, 188232; reliance on gender, 19, 2526, 7892. See also Other; Romance

Object relations, 101n, 159n, 16667

Oedipal relations, 8, 14, 2939, 17374, 182; Oedipal father, 100101, 17374; pre-Oedipal mother, 1516, 3940, 59, 100101, 16162

Oliphant, Margaret, 9394

Opposition, 2324, 3437, 157, 231; of closure and deferral, 12756; collapse of, 2428, 3940, 6568, 9195, 10426, 132, 15587, 18889, 19596, 200232, 245n; of hysteric and mother, 15687; of male and female, 2529, 155, 186; of mother and romance, 100; of novel and romance, 2326, 6292, 133, 200232; of power and romance, 12787; of public and private, 119, 15657; of realism and romance, 188232; of woman and romance, 12756. See also Difference; Gender; Other; Sameness

Orientalism, 198

Other, 4, 3539, 52, 66, 156, 158; male order as feminism’s, 8; mother as male order’s, 104; prostitute as middle-class woman’s, 117; romance as novel’s, 128, 52, 62100, 12756, 200201; woman as man’s, 2, 10, 2829, 3536, 4849, 7991, 10726, 130n, 15058. See also Opposition: collapse of

Owens, Craig, 176n

Paranoia, 16187. See also Power: as total

Parker, Patricia, 13436, 157

Paternal. See Father

Patriarchy. See Male order

Patterson, Rena Grasso, 179n80n

Paulson, Ronald, 65, 73

Pease, Donald, 184n

Pessimism, 11, 188247

Phallic mother. See Mother

Phallocentrism. See Male order

Phallogocentrism, 5, 4853, 108n, 15763, 19497. See also Male order

Phallus, 4, 1045. See also Signification

Pie, 135

Plot, 2932, 86, 10312; Oedipal, 2930, 12756

Polan, Dana, 162n

Political, the, 13, 20

Polwhele, Richard, 1058, 113

Poovey, Mary, 12n, 95, 113, 11722

Post-structuralism, 38, 18890, 23034, 246

Power, 520, 26, 50, 5556, 8283, 104, 125n, 12687, 191200, 21347; analytics of, 15687, 23347; assumption of, 60; and detail, 198; escape from, 2430, 3875, 8485, 9193; female, 8492, 21820, 242; and hysteric, 15687; identification with, 60, 12787, 197, 20647; implication within, 12787, 193200, 21047; individual, 8586; male, 8692, 12787, 197, 219; male lack of, 175, 21825; and mother, 5661, 15687; opposed to romance, 129; as positive, 129n; and representation, 175, 188232; as total, 156, 16668, 182, 22021, 23247; and writing, 15556. See also Ideology; Law; Male order; Privilege; Specular

Prison, 12760, 18384

Private, the, 11326, 157

Privilege, 21, 3334; instability of, 35, 11, 16, 2728; of male over female, 28, 2741, 161, 196; of novel over romance, 25, 46; of symbolic over imaginary, 3637; of terms, 2; of the visual, 19298

Projection, 4, 15, 39, 143, 181n

Prostitute, 10, 80, 94, 10826, 23347; as autonomous, 108n9n; body of, 10910; as figure, 11026; and madonna, 1089; as material, no-26, 23738; as property, 11416; as real, 11626, 23738; as uncertainty, 11314, 126; and writing, 11321

Psychoanalysis, 46, 31, 100102, 116, 128, 15688

Public, the, 11326, 157

Quick, Jonathan R., 204n

Quixotism, 6292, 22425

Rabine, Leslie W., 1

Radway, Janice A., 1

Rastier, F., 35n

Real, the, 1822, 3144, 75, 108, 11618, 22526, 23738, 24547; and sight, 188232. See also Material

Realism, 15, 2129; definition of, 203; formal, 2129; and male order, 19298; and visual detail, 188232

Reeve, Clara, 17n, 64, 133

Referentiality, 14, 2123, 3031, 3637, 73n, 7477, 158

Reiss, Timothy J., 117n

Relationality, 7374

Repetition compulsion, 73, 12324, 15355

Representation, 513, 26, 58, 6264, 1014, 11930, 15560, 17987; and essentialism, 1067, 19295; and gender, 188232, 24547; and male order, 19295, 20732; and power, 175; and sight, 188232. See also Construction; Language; Signification; Specular; Writing

Repression, 7, 7785

Repressive hypothesis, 108n, 164

Return of the repressed, 80, 15355

Richardson, Samuel, 2428, 7274, 82; Clarissa, 25n, 74, 108n9n, 112n; Pamela, 2426, 112n

Ridicule, 6971, 7881, 89, 201

Romance: attractions of, 6465, 7071, 85, 13941; and body of woman, 12023; as consolation, 66, 12756, 23347; as criminal, 2089; as debauchery, 97, 11112; definition of, 15, 6366, 93, 9697; derision of, 6971, 7881, 89, 96, 201; as desire, 12787; and detail, 2067; as economics, 11626; as empowering, 8485, 91; as endless, 72; and essentialism, 2023; as female sexuality, 7985; as fiction, 64, 89; form of, 7173, 12756; gothic, 1, 198; as immature, 9697; as indeterminacy, 100104; as marginal, 15, 14; as nonsense, 100104; and the novel, 1424, 33, 4256, 6292, 9798; opposed to power, 12756; and pessimism, 188247; and realism, 188232; relation to heroine, 6292; as the semiotic, 100104; as source of writing, 6465; as structural principle, 13056; as style, 7576; as subversive, 7375, 8485, 9193, 100, 12756, 21112; and totalization, 23347; and the visual, 188232; as women’s form, 12, 10, 2527, 6266, 8096, 127. See also Genre; Mother: and romance; Novel; Opposition; Other; Plot

Rose, Jacqueline, 101n

Rosmarin, Adena, 3

Ross, Andrew, 116n, 18082

Rossner, Sue V., 215n

Rubin, Gayle, 8n

Ruling order. See Dominant discourse; Law; Male order; Power; Specular

Ruskin, John, 2036

Sadoff, Dianne, 101

Said, Edward, 184

Salpêtrière, the, 164n

Sameness, 8, 39, 10526, 16087; of mother and hysteric, 15687; of woman and mother, 15687. See also Opposition

Scapegoating, 39, 108n9n, 12787, 238; of mother, 40, 16768; ridicule as, 70; of romance, 6592, 20816; of women, 5054, 12791, 20820

Schaum, Melita, 184n

Scholes, Robert, 182

Schor, Naomi, 39n, 161n62n, 163n, 185, 19098

Scott, Sir Walter, 17n, 133, 198, 2067

Scudéry, Madeleine de, 1, 69n, 90

Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky, 8n, 159n, 176, 208n

Self, 4, 1516, 40, 4750, 118, 210; female, 6869; Meredith on, 4261. See also Subject

Selflessness, 4043, 5054; of mother, 40, 5760, 16775

Seltzer, Mark, 20n, 189n, 197n, 200, 24245

Semiotic, the, 100104, 181n

Sexuality, 77n, 7980, 8999, 130n, 14246, 169; and romance, 11112, 12787; and textuality, 169

Showalter, Elaine, 10, 17476, 216n

Sight, 188232; and theory, 19298. See also Gaze; Specular

Signification, 67, 17, 9091, 1015, 191

Silverman, Kaja, 189n

Simcox, Edith, 203

Skepticism, 24547

Small, Miriam Rossiter, 81

Snitow, Ann Barr, 1

Specular, the, 3, 11, 188232; and theory, 19298. See also Gaze; Male order; Other

Spender, Dale, 21n

Spivak, Gayatri, 12n, 179n

Stang, Richard, 204n

Stanton, Domna C., 101n

Steig, Michael, 142n

Stephen, Leslie, 229

Stevenson, Lionel, 4142, 59

Stoicism, 23940

Stone, Donald, 207

Stone, Jennifer, 101n

Streetwalkers, 12756. See also Prostitute

Subject, 49, 43, 104; as autonomous, 1415, 35, 5254, 60, 11619, 12787, 19697, 211, 22223, 23947; as complete, 1920, 29, 40, 5254, 60, 6869, 23947; as confined, 170, 232; decentering of, 40, 4752; fixed, 40, 4754; fragmentary, 40, 4954; gendered, 48, 21; and language, 101; prostitute as, 117; and the specular, 188232; splitting of, 102; woman as, 85. See also Construction: of subject

Subversion, 411, 87, 93, 1034, 126n, 12787, 19495. See also Transgression

Sunstein, Emily, 98

Surveillance, 141n, 189n, 196227

Swann, Brian, 216n

Symbolic, the, 5, 3639, 1013, 16263, 197

Tedesco, Marie, 215n

Teleology, 3061, 136, 178

Textuality, 1320, 3040, 169, 199

Thackeray, William Makepeace, 47n, 131n, 136

Theory, and sight, 19293

Thrale, Mrs., 81

Time, 21

Todd, Jane, 158n

Todorov, Tzvetan, 3n

Totality, 40, 5859, 105, 15661, 16668, 182, 23347

Totalization, 32n, 91, 102, 16668, 17986, 207, 23347

Transgression, 78, 9193, 12787, 208. See also Subversion

Transhistorical, the, 6, 12, 43, 94, 116n

Trevelyan, George Macauley, 41n, 59

Uncertainty, 100, 108, 11314, 126; horror of, 9495

Unconscious, the, 5, 94, 192

Van Ghent, Dorothy, 5051

Virgin Mary, 99. See also Madonna

Visual, the. See Sight; Specular

Wain, John, 236n

Waller, Marguerite, 185

Warren, Leland E., 78n

Watt, Ian, 1415, 33; The Rise of the Novel, 2030

Weed, Elizabeth, 181n

Wells, H. G., 240

White, Hayden, 18n, 3032

Whore. See Prostitute

Williams, Carolyn, 41n

Willis, Sharon, 159n

Wilson, Elizabeth, 4n

Wilt, Judith, 44n, 52n

Wollstonecraft, Mary, 10, 93127; Elements of Morality, 105n; Letters Written during a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, 109; Mary, A Fiction, 95107, 12023; A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, 95126; The Wrongs of Woman: or, Maria, A Fragment, 95106, 11726

Woman: as blank, 14243, 169, 191; as body, 11314, 21419, 23347; as castrated, 19297; as category, 113, 108, 127, 158, 185, 190, 216; collapsed with mother, 47, 5661, 10526, 241n; constitutive of (male) subject, 27, 2430, 3857, 125, 14187, 197; and criticism, 15687; as deceitful, 22; and deconstruction, 17879; as deficient, 192; definition of, 9697, 108n; and desire, 13756; and detail, 188232; as determinism, 24344; as difference, 93126, 19293; discourse of, 17780; displacement of, 15687; as dispossessed, 6263; effacement of, 53n, 125, 22126; emancipation of, 97, 230; as erotic, 136; experience of, 97113; fantasies of, 1, 25; as figure, 93126, 242; identification with, 16187, 244; as ignorant, 11012; as immature, 9697; as implicated in authority, 9, 12756, 197, 230; as inferior, 5, 2830, 5455; inscription upon, 5355, 12325, 14243, 161, 16970; language of, 25; literary tastes of, 2627; as manipulative, 2526; as marginal, 113, 194; mastery over, 12787; as material, 4446, 10826, 219, 23738, 24647; and meaning, 64; mutilation of, 50, 5455; as novel, 27; as origin, 2930; as placeless, 90; pride of, 88; as prisoner, 12787; as property, 151; as prostitute, 10826; as representation, 21216; as romance, 110, 2436, 4497, 12123, 13156, 201, 20816, 22425; self of, 6869; as sign, 11314; and specular, 188232; as strong, 6869, 8485, 111n; as subordinate, 811, 28, 5455, 66, 86, 9197, 14244, 16062, 17275, 177, 18185, 219; as subversive of coherent self, 4752; as symptom of male implication within power, 12787, 24142; as threat to male, 93126, 17375, 19596; as transgressive, 15687, 22829; as uncertainty, 9495, 22425; as unrepresentable, 15758, 19596, 22526; voice of, 6466, 8185, 17982; as weak, 5, 2830, 91, 106; writers, 10, 62127, 15556; and writing, 12757. See also Body; Gender; Mother; Other

Woman question, 212

Women’s movement, 13, 178

Women’s studies, 178n, 17980

Wood, Mrs. Henry, 17075; East Lynne, 17175, 220

Woolf, Virginia, 160, 226

Writing, 6465, 74, 8284, 94, 12756, 210; and prostitution, 11321; and sight, 19899. See also Language

Yale school, 53n

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