Imagery of postpartum fluidity, particularly lactation, characterizes the lovers' growing passion and the descriptions of female sexual desire and orgasm. The narrative alternates between a schizoid third-person dialogue
Drabble, Margaret. The Waterfall. Penguin, 1971.
and first-person narration as Jane attempts...
Intertextuality and Influence
Charlotte O'Conor Eccles
headed her book with two lines from Thomas Campion
: Alas, poor book . . . go spread thy papery wings. / Thy lightness cannot help or hurt my fame.
O’Conor Eccles, Charlotte. Modern Men. Leadenhall Press, 1887.
She walks a...
Her first title comes from the first line of a song by Thomas Campion
—Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow—which expresses the self-denigration considered appropriate for the courtly lover.
Campion, Thomas. “Follow Thy Fair Sun, 1601”. University of Toronto Libraries: Representative Poetry Online (RPO), edited by Norman J. Endicott.