Eve's daughter, Mary's child: Women's representation in Hawthorne's 'The Birthmark'

The following analysis examines the intimate, intricate relationships among human subjectivity, knowledge, and representation in terms of gendered identities. In Hawthorne's "The Birthmark," Georgiana not only embodies but internalizes traditional patriarchal representations of women,...

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Autor Principal: Meyers Skredsvig, Kari
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Inglés
Publicado: 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/filyling/article/view/4521
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14176
Sumario: The following analysis examines the intimate, intricate relationships among human subjectivity, knowledge, and representation in terms of gendered identities. In Hawthorne's "The Birthmark," Georgiana not only embodies but internalizes traditional patriarchal representations of women, thus negating selfhood.