Nina Auerbach

Standard Name: Auerbach, Nina


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Anthologization Jean Ingelow
In 1960 Mopsa was included in To the Land of Fair Delight, a collection with an introduction by Noel Streatfeild which also includes tales by G. E. Farrow and George MacDonald . In 1992...
Cultural formation Christopher St John
She had since childhood, apparently, believed that she ought have been male because of her love for women. According to Ellen Terry's biographer Nina Auerbach : Many lesbians of that period gave themselves men's names...
Intertextuality and Influence Ellen Wood
Charles Wood states that Mildred Arkell seeks to address the hopelessness that fell upon so many when the ports were opened:
Wood, C. W. Memorials of Mrs. Henry Wood. R. Bentley and Son.
a reference to Wood's family's financial loss which followed from the changes...
Literary responses Mary Cowden Clarke
Critic Nina Auerbach discusses this text in Woman and the Demon as an example of the cult of Shakespeare's female characters, lifted out of their dramatic context, as womanly exemplars.
Reception Charlotte Riddell
Many of CR 's works remained in print until the time of the second world war, and during the 1930s an extensive reprint series was launched.
Voller, Jack. “Charlotte Riddell”. The Literary Gothic.
Critics took her up in the 1970s, and in...
Textual Features Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The poem relates in Aurora's first-person blank-verse narrative the story of her childhood and young adulthood. The child of an English father and Italian mother, orphaned young and brought up as a member of the...


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Auerbach, Nina. “A Hideous Skeleton, with Cries and Dismal Howlings”. London Review of Books, pp. 24-5.
Auerbach, Nina. Ellen Terry: Player in Her Time. W.W. Norton, 1987.
Auerbach, Nina. Woman and the Demon. Harvard University Press, 1982.