Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-254) and index
Family as context and content -- The Victorian context : self, family, and society -- The family context : writing as sibling relationship -- Jane Eyre : the pilgrimage of the "poor orphan child" -- Wuthering heights : the boundless passion of Catherine Earnshaw -- Agnes Grey and the tenant of Wildfell Hall : lessons of the family -- The professor and Shirley : industrial pollution of family relations and values -- Villette : authorial regeneration and the death of the family -- Life after Villette.
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