Heroines of Fiction

William Dean HOWELLS (1837 - 1920)

This two-volume work includes heroines from the works of Eliot, Trollope, Hardy, Harte, Austen, Edgeworth, Scott, Dickens, Hawthorne, E. Bronte, Thackeray, and others. These studies of nineteenth-century literature were by a critical light of the time. (Summary by Jim Locke)

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Book 1, Chapter 1, Some Nineteenth-Century Heroines in the Eighteenth Century Jim Locke
00:24:02
Play 02 Book 1, Chapter 2, Frances Burney's Evelina Jim Locke
00:23:18
Play 03 Book 1, Chapter 3, Two Heroines of Maria Edgeworth's Jim Locke
00:26:43
Play 04 Book 1, Chapter 4, Jane Austen's Elizabeth Bennet Jim Locke
00:28:02
Play 05 Book 1, Chapter 5, Jane Austen's Anne Elliot and Catharine Morland Jim Locke
00:32:15
Play 06 Book 1, Chapter 6, Jane Austen's Emma Woodhouse, Marianne Dashwood, and Fanny Price Jim Locke
00:27:31
Play 07 Book 1, Chapter 7, Heroines of Miss Ferrier, Mrs. Opie, and Mrs. Radcliffe Jim Locke
00:23:53
Play 08 Book 1, Chapter 8, Scott's Rebecca and Rowena, and Lucy Ashton Jim Locke
00:23:59
Play 09 Book 1, Chapter 9, Scott's Jeanie Deans and Cooper's Lack of Heroines Jim Locke
00:26:28
Play 10 Book 1, Chapter 10, A Heroine of Bulwer's Jim Locke
00:25:30
Play 11 Book 1, Chapter 11, The Early Heroines of Dickens Jim Locke
00:20:53
Play 12 Book 1, Chapter 12, Heroines of Charles Dickens's Middle Period Jim Locke
00:25:08
Play 13 Book 1, Chapter 13, Dickens's Later Heroines Jim Locke
00:28:22
Play 14 Book 1, Chapter 14, Hawthorne's Hester Prynne Jim Locke
00:30:31
Play 15 Book 1, Chapter 15, Hawthorne's Zenobia and Priscilla and Miriam and Hilda Jim Locke
00:32:42
Play 16 Book 1, Chapter 16, Thackeray's Bad Heroines Jim Locke
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Play 17 Book 1, Chapter 17, Thackeray's Good Heroines Jim Locke
00:22:50
Play 18 Book 1, Chapter 18, Thackeray's Ethel Newcome and Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre Jim Locke
00:24:20
Play 19 Book 1, Chapter 19, The Two Catharines of Emily Bronte Jim Locke
00:24:09
Play 20 Book 2, Chapter 1, Charles Kingsley's Hypatia Jim Locke
00:27:36
Play 21 Book 2, Chapter 2, The Nature of Charles Reade's Heroines Jim Locke
00:30:30
Play 22 Book 2, Chapter 3, Variations of Reade's Type of Heroines Jim Locke
00:29:35
Play 23 Book 2, Chapter 4, George Eliot's Maggie Tulliver and Hetty Sorrel Jim Locke
00:42:17
Play 24 Book 2, Chapter 5, George Eliot's Rosamond Vincy and Dorothea Brooke Jim Locke
00:30:41
Play 25 Book 2, Chapter 6, George Eliot's Gwendolen Harleth and Jane Dempster Jim Locke
00:31:45
Play 26 Book 2, Chapter 7, Anthony Trollope's Lily Dale Jim Locke
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Play 27 Book 2, Chapter 8, Anthony Trollope's Lucy Robarts and Griselda Grantly Jim Locke
00:24:02
Play 28 Book 2, Chapter 9, Anthony Trollope's Mrs. Proudie Jim Locke
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Play 29 Book 2, Chapter 10, The Heroine of ''The Initials'' Jim Locke
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Play 30 Book 2, Chapter 11, The Heroine of ''Kate Beaumont'' Jim Locke
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Play 31 Book 2, Chapter 12, Mr. James's Daisy Miller Jim Locke
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Play 32 Book 2, Chapter 13, Mr. Thomas Hardy's Heroines Jim Locke
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Play 33 Book 2, Chapter 14, Mr. Thomas Hardy's Bathsheba Everdene and Paula Power Jim Locke
00:35:47
Play 34 Book 2, Chapter 15, William Black's Gertrude White Jim Locke
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Play 35 Book 2, Chapter 16, Mr. Bret Harte's Miggles and Mr. T. B. Aldrich's Marjorie Daw Jim Locke
00:18:42
Play 36 Book 2, Chapter 17, Mr. G. W. Cable's Aurora and Clotilde Nancanoe Jim Locke
00:22:41
Play 37 Book 2, Chapter 18, Mr. H. B. Fuller's Jane Marshall and Miss M. E. Wilkins's Jane Field Jim Locke
00:27:29
Play 38 Book 2, Chapter 19, Mrs. Humphry Ward's Heroines Jim Locke
00:30:47