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xvi, 334 pages ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-313) and index.
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Theorizing Victorian marriage -- Historicizing marriage, developing the marriage plot -- Neighbor marriage: loving the squire -- Cousin marriage: reading on the contrary -- Disability marriage: communities of care in the Victorian novel -- Vocational marriage, or, why marriage doesn't work.
"Academic study about marriage and courtship in the Victorian novel. It discusses works by Jane Austen, George Eliot, Charlotte Yonge, and Margaret Oliphant, among others" -- Provided by publisher.