Table of contents for Women, crime, and character : from Moll Flanders to Tess of the d'Urbervilles / Nicola Lacey.

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Foreword by Hermione Lee ix
Preface and Acknowledgements xi
A note on the text xv
I. 'Don't go to murder my character': criminal responsibility in the age of Moll Flanders 1
II. 'What is the use of a woman's will?': the demise of Moll in the age of sensibility 51
III. 'The weaker half of the human family'?: responsibility, mind and morals in the age of Tess 99
Bibliography 145
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Feminist jurisprudence.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Social aspects.
Reputation (Law).
Criminal liability.