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Dowse, Thomas Stretch, On Brain and Nerve Exhaustion (Neurasthenia) (London: Balliere, Tindall and Cox, 1892). Eliot, George, Adam Bede (cabinet edn; Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1878-80). —The George Eliot Letters (ed. Gordon S. ; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1954-78). —Middlemarch (cabinet edn; Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1878-80). Shuttleworth 'SO CHILDISH AND SO DREADFULLY UN-CHILDLIKE' 43 —Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil and Brother Jacob (cabinet edn; Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1878-80).
For example, Grandcourt's presence is deemed akin to the stranglehold of 'a crab or boa-constrictor which goes on pinching or crushing' (p. 477) and Gwendolen is constantly in terror of quarrels lest they end with his 'throttling fingers on her neck' (p. 626). 11. Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure (ed. H. Sisson; Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1978 ), p. 266. All subsequent references are to this edition. 50 CROSSING BOUNDARIES determined, confirmed and validated sexual difference by means of narratives which asseverate the morbid consequences of living beyond one's biological means.
It is a paradox of her condition that her reversion to a quivering, self-sacrificing wife is at once a symptom of her disease and a sign of reintegration into a stable sexual hierarchy.