Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 July 2016

288 Pages | 17 illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198724841

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Working Girls

Fiction, Sexuality, and Modernity

Katherine Mullin

  • Changes scholarly understanding of late-nineteenth century sexual politics
  • Alters perceptions of the gender of Modernism
  • Erodes boundaries between the late-Victorian and the Modernist, and high and low culture
  • Offers fresh insights into how authors represented unease about the act of writing and publishing
  • Indicates how twenty-first century understandings of "postfeminism" have a long back-story dating back to the 1880s