Table of contents for Never marry a girl with a dead father : women's troubled relationships in realist novels / Helen Hayward.

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1   Introduction                                  1
2   The Hysterical Daughter:
   Balzac's Eugenie Grandet                     17
3   'My nerves disdained hysteria':
   Charlotte Bronte's Villette                  33
4   Childhood, Boyhood - and Womanhood
   in Tolstoy's Early Novels                    55
5   Seeking Help: George Eliot's Daniel Deronda  75
6   'An old woman at thirty':
   Florence Nightingale's Cassandra             95
7   Femininity Against Itself                   115


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Women in literature, Hysteria in literature, European fiction 19th century History and criticism