The disturbing virgin : an analysis of criticism on Mary Wilkins Freeman's short story "A New England Nun"

Master thesis English OPEN
Tidemann, Line Næstby;
(2007)

Abstract Few female literary characters have been treated with more scorn and ridicule than the ‘spinster’. In this essay, I examine how modern critics of Mary Wilkins Freeman’s “A New England Nun” (1891) have interpreted the unmarried female protagonist of this sho... View more
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