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Performativity in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Shorter Fiction

A Case Study in the Uses of Theory

  • Melissa Schaub
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Introduction

'This short and accessible study will appeal to all students of Victorian literature seeking to integrate the literary theory of ‘performativity’ within their close reading practice.'
— Elisabeth Jay, Emerita Professor of English at Oxford Brookes University, UK

Keywords

Elizabeth Gaskell Judith Butler Theory of performativity Cranford Gender theory

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  • Melissa Schaub
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  1. 1.University of North Carolina at PembrokePembrokeUSA

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