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Afterlife of Property: Domestic Security and the Victorian Novel

Afterlife of Property: Domestic Security and the Victorian Novel

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2009
ISBN
1282767186
ISBN13
9781282767188
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In "The Afterlife of Property, " Jeff Nunokawa investigates the conviction passed on by the Victorian novel that a woman's love is the only fortune a man can count on to last. Taking for his example four texts, Charles Dickens's "Little Dorrit" and "Dombey and Son, " and George Eliot's "Daniel Dero ...more

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Jeff Erik Nunokawa is a Professor of English at Princeton University. He received a B.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. His research interests lie primarily in 19th century British literature, theory and criticism and feminist, gender and sexuality studies.

Since joining the faculty in 1988, he has won the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1992 and The Class of 2001 University Award for Distinguished Teaching. At Princeton, Jeff also served as
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