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Communities of Care: The Social Ethics of Victorian Fiction

Communities of Care: The Social Ethics of Victorian Fiction

In Communities of Care, Talia Schaffer explores Victorian fictional representations of care communities, small voluntary groups that coalesce around someone in need. Drawing lessons from Victorian sociality, Schaffer proposes a theory of communal care and a mode of critical reading centered on an ethics of care.

Talia Schaffer

  • Princeton University Press
  • 9780691199634
  • 296 pages
  • €41
  • Hardback
  • United States
  • Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Eastwood