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Author Reeve, Richard, 1948-
Title The sexual imperative in the novels of Sir Henry Rider Haggard / Richard Reeve.
Publisher London ; New York, NY : Anthem Press, 2018.



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Contents Cover; Front Matter; Half title; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter Int-7; Introduction; Chapter One The Sexual Imperative; Chapter Two: The Origins Of Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Fictional Writing; Romance and Realism; The Attractions for Haggard of Romance Writing; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Perseverance with His Novels; Doctor Therne; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Attitude towards Writing; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Early Life; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Relationship with His Father; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Relationship with His Mother; Lilly Jackson; Johanna Ford; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Wife, Louisa Margitson; Agnes Barber
ConclusionChapter Three: The Early Novels (1884â#x80;#x93;95): Youthful Anger; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Contemporary Biographical Experiences; Dawn and Its Biographical Resonances; The Witchâ#x80;#x99;s Head and Its Biographical Resonances; Colonel Quaritch V. C. and Its Biographical Resonances; Joan Haste and Its Biographical Resonances; The Stereotypical Nature of Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Male and Female Characters; Sexually Potent and Sexually Vulnerable Women, and Their Roots in Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Biography; Feminine Sexual Vulnerability; The Punishment of Disruptive Women; The Destructive Impact upon Men of Desirable but Benign Women
Menâ#x80;#x99;s Share of the Blame for Their Sexual ExcessesThe Consequences of the Sexual Imperative: Sexual Jealousy, Moral Disintegration and Violence; The Sins of the Father; Consolatory and Redemptive Women; Negative Depictions of Marriage; Spiritual Love and Love in an Afterlife; Conclusions; Chapter Four: The New Woman, Female Self-Sacrifice And Spirituality (1887â#x80;#x93;1901); Jess and Its Biographical Resonances; Beatrice and Its Biographical Overtones; The New Woman; Jess and Beatrice as Sexually Passionate and Sexually Potent Women; The Sexually Passionate Women of Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Romances
Jess and Beatriceâ#x80;#x99;s Impact upon Their LoversThe Moral Dilemmas in Jess, Beatrice and Joan Haste; What Happens Between the Lovers in Jess and Beatrice; Moral Judgements and the Drift of the Subtext; The Spirituality of Jess and Beatrice; Conclusion; Chapter Five: Spiritual Love And Sexual Renunciation (1899â#x80;#x93;1908); Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Contemporary Biography; The Contemporary Interest in Spiritualism; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Experience with Aspects of Spiritualism and His Fascination with the Concept of an Afterlife; Stella Fregelius and Its Biographical Resonances
The Way of the Spirit and Its Biographical ResonancesThe Question of Celibacy; The Capacities and Limitations of Spirituality and Spiritual Intimacy; Female Power and Female Divinity; Spiritual Communication between Lovers; The Reunion of Lovers in an Afterlife; Communication with the Dead; Conclusions; Chapter Six: The Final Fiction: Spiritual Consolation And The Dictates Of The Sexual Imperative (1909â#x80;#x93;30); Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Contemporary Biography; Love Eternal and Its Biographical Resonances; Mary of Marion Isle and Its Biographical Resonances
The Sexual Potency of Women: Representations of Female Sexuality in Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Late Fiction
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ISBN 9781783087648 (electronic bk.)
1783087641 (electronic bk.)
9781783087631
1783087633
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Author Reeve, Richard, 1948-
Subject Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925
Sexual ethics in literature.
Sex in literature.
Descript 1 online resource.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Cover; Front Matter; Half title; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter Int-7; Introduction; Chapter One The Sexual Imperative; Chapter Two: The Origins Of Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Fictional Writing; Romance and Realism; The Attractions for Haggard of Romance Writing; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Perseverance with His Novels; Doctor Therne; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Attitude towards Writing; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Early Life; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Relationship with His Father; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Relationship with His Mother; Lilly Jackson; Johanna Ford; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Wife, Louisa Margitson; Agnes Barber
ConclusionChapter Three: The Early Novels (1884â#x80;#x93;95): Youthful Anger; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Contemporary Biographical Experiences; Dawn and Its Biographical Resonances; The Witchâ#x80;#x99;s Head and Its Biographical Resonances; Colonel Quaritch V. C. and Its Biographical Resonances; Joan Haste and Its Biographical Resonances; The Stereotypical Nature of Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Male and Female Characters; Sexually Potent and Sexually Vulnerable Women, and Their Roots in Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Biography; Feminine Sexual Vulnerability; The Punishment of Disruptive Women; The Destructive Impact upon Men of Desirable but Benign Women
Menâ#x80;#x99;s Share of the Blame for Their Sexual ExcessesThe Consequences of the Sexual Imperative: Sexual Jealousy, Moral Disintegration and Violence; The Sins of the Father; Consolatory and Redemptive Women; Negative Depictions of Marriage; Spiritual Love and Love in an Afterlife; Conclusions; Chapter Four: The New Woman, Female Self-Sacrifice And Spirituality (1887â#x80;#x93;1901); Jess and Its Biographical Resonances; Beatrice and Its Biographical Overtones; The New Woman; Jess and Beatrice as Sexually Passionate and Sexually Potent Women; The Sexually Passionate Women of Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Romances
Jess and Beatriceâ#x80;#x99;s Impact upon Their LoversThe Moral Dilemmas in Jess, Beatrice and Joan Haste; What Happens Between the Lovers in Jess and Beatrice; Moral Judgements and the Drift of the Subtext; The Spirituality of Jess and Beatrice; Conclusion; Chapter Five: Spiritual Love And Sexual Renunciation (1899â#x80;#x93;1908); Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Contemporary Biography; The Contemporary Interest in Spiritualism; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Experience with Aspects of Spiritualism and His Fascination with the Concept of an Afterlife; Stella Fregelius and Its Biographical Resonances
The Way of the Spirit and Its Biographical ResonancesThe Question of Celibacy; The Capacities and Limitations of Spirituality and Spiritual Intimacy; Female Power and Female Divinity; Spiritual Communication between Lovers; The Reunion of Lovers in an Afterlife; Communication with the Dead; Conclusions; Chapter Six: The Final Fiction: Spiritual Consolation And The Dictates Of The Sexual Imperative (1909â#x80;#x93;30); Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Contemporary Biography; Love Eternal and Its Biographical Resonances; Mary of Marion Isle and Its Biographical Resonances
The Sexual Potency of Women: Representations of Female Sexuality in Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Late Fiction
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781783087648 (electronic bk.)
1783087641 (electronic bk.)
9781783087631
1783087633
Author Reeve, Richard, 1948-
Subject Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925
Sexual ethics in literature.
Sex in literature.

Subject Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925
Sexual ethics in literature.
Sex in literature.
Descript 1 online resource.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Cover; Front Matter; Half title; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter Int-7; Introduction; Chapter One The Sexual Imperative; Chapter Two: The Origins Of Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Fictional Writing; Romance and Realism; The Attractions for Haggard of Romance Writing; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Perseverance with His Novels; Doctor Therne; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Attitude towards Writing; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Early Life; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Relationship with His Father; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Relationship with His Mother; Lilly Jackson; Johanna Ford; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Wife, Louisa Margitson; Agnes Barber
ConclusionChapter Three: The Early Novels (1884â#x80;#x93;95): Youthful Anger; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Contemporary Biographical Experiences; Dawn and Its Biographical Resonances; The Witchâ#x80;#x99;s Head and Its Biographical Resonances; Colonel Quaritch V. C. and Its Biographical Resonances; Joan Haste and Its Biographical Resonances; The Stereotypical Nature of Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Male and Female Characters; Sexually Potent and Sexually Vulnerable Women, and Their Roots in Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Biography; Feminine Sexual Vulnerability; The Punishment of Disruptive Women; The Destructive Impact upon Men of Desirable but Benign Women
Menâ#x80;#x99;s Share of the Blame for Their Sexual ExcessesThe Consequences of the Sexual Imperative: Sexual Jealousy, Moral Disintegration and Violence; The Sins of the Father; Consolatory and Redemptive Women; Negative Depictions of Marriage; Spiritual Love and Love in an Afterlife; Conclusions; Chapter Four: The New Woman, Female Self-Sacrifice And Spirituality (1887â#x80;#x93;1901); Jess and Its Biographical Resonances; Beatrice and Its Biographical Overtones; The New Woman; Jess and Beatrice as Sexually Passionate and Sexually Potent Women; The Sexually Passionate Women of Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Romances
Jess and Beatriceâ#x80;#x99;s Impact upon Their LoversThe Moral Dilemmas in Jess, Beatrice and Joan Haste; What Happens Between the Lovers in Jess and Beatrice; Moral Judgements and the Drift of the Subtext; The Spirituality of Jess and Beatrice; Conclusion; Chapter Five: Spiritual Love And Sexual Renunciation (1899â#x80;#x93;1908); Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Contemporary Biography; The Contemporary Interest in Spiritualism; Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Experience with Aspects of Spiritualism and His Fascination with the Concept of an Afterlife; Stella Fregelius and Its Biographical Resonances
The Way of the Spirit and Its Biographical ResonancesThe Question of Celibacy; The Capacities and Limitations of Spirituality and Spiritual Intimacy; Female Power and Female Divinity; Spiritual Communication between Lovers; The Reunion of Lovers in an Afterlife; Communication with the Dead; Conclusions; Chapter Six: The Final Fiction: Spiritual Consolation And The Dictates Of The Sexual Imperative (1909â#x80;#x93;30); Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Contemporary Biography; Love Eternal and Its Biographical Resonances; Mary of Marion Isle and Its Biographical Resonances
The Sexual Potency of Women: Representations of Female Sexuality in Haggardâ#x80;#x99;s Late Fiction
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781783087648 (electronic bk.)
1783087641 (electronic bk.)
9781783087631
1783087633

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