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When we talk about humor we usually think of it as an adult activity which emerges fully developed in man. When the fact is mentioned that the plunder of conquered India is of right a portion of their heritage, Mr. The Boers were strongly intrenched at and beyond Laings Nek, where they occupied a house and cattle kraal, from which they were shelled early in the day. Many critics, it seems, have lost sight of the audacity of Brontë’s satiric criticism of mid-Victorian, gendered ideological systems and structures.( 1 ) Due to Shirley’s variable narrative voice, dual subjects (historical and domestic), and parodic mode of feminism,( 2 ) it has been regularly cast as a species of the “problem novel” in the Brontë canon.

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Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books; Reprint edition (August 26, 2014)

ISBN: 1476757100

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