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Plain and ugly Janes

the rise of the ugly woman in contemporary American fiction

by Charlotte M. Wright

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in literature,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Ugliness in literature,
  • Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) in literature,
  • Body image in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-130) and index.

    StatementCharlotte M. Wright.
    SeriesLiterary criticism and cultural theory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.W6 W74 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 136 p. ;
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL51792M
    ISBN 100815336527
    LC Control Number99057844

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In Plain and Ugly Janes, Charlotte Wright defines and explores the ramifications of a new character type in twentieth-century American literature, the “ugly woman,” whose roots can be traced to the Old Maid/Spinster character of the nineteenth century.

In Plain and Ugly Janes, Charlotte Wright defines and explores the ramifications of a new character type in twentieth-century American literature, the "ugly woman," whose roots can If all art need concern itself with is beauty, what need have we to explore in our literature the nature and consequences of ugliness?"/5(5).

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