Irene Tayler Holy Ghosts

ISBN 13: 9780231071543

Holy Ghosts

4 avg rating
( 3 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780231071543: Holy Ghosts
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Discusses their activity as women writers within a culture that saw women only as the inspiring muse, not the creative artist

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

From Library Journal:

Tayler argues that the "Holy Ghosts," male muses who influenced the writing of Charlotte and Emily Bronte, are central in explaining the remarkably different philosophies of the two women. With these muses providing spiritual support by serving as both guide and antagonist, each woman developed a particular mythology to account for being female while doing men's work. The struggle between the traditionally feminine mode of "being" and masculine mode of "doing" is well illustrated, as are the sisters' divergent attitudes and personalities. This work includes a brief family history and an in-depth analysis of each woman's major works. While much information is not new, Tayler's thesis gives a new perspective on the lives of the Bronte sisters. Recommended for academic libraries.
-Joanna M. Burkhardt, Univ. of Connecticut at Torrington Lib.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780231071550: Holy Ghosts: The Male Muses of Emily and Charlotte Bronte

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0231071558 ISBN 13:  9780231071550
Publisher: Columbia University Press, 1993
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Tayler, Irene
Published by Columbia University Press (1990)
ISBN 10: 023107154X ISBN 13: 9780231071543
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Columbia University Press, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11023107154X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 52.79
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Irene Tayler
ISBN 10: 023107154X ISBN 13: 9780231071543
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # FBA-DP04112018-20

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 55.15
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Irene Tayler
Published by Columbia University Press (1989)
ISBN 10: 023107154X ISBN 13: 9780231071543
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Columbia University Press, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX023107154X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 69.43
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Irene Tayler
Published by Columbia University Press (1990)
ISBN 10: 023107154X ISBN 13: 9780231071543
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Columbia University Press, 1990. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M023107154X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 82.98
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Irene Tayler
ISBN 10: 023107154X ISBN 13: 9780231071543
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-023107154x

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 108.82
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds