The Submerged Plot and the Mother's Pleasure: From Jane Austen to Arundhati Roy.
A study of the mother-daughter relationship in Victorian courtship novels and their 20th century heirs. The absent mother, the injured daughter, and submerged plots of sexuality inform Marsh's contribution to feminist lit crit. She shows how the twin plots of mothers and daughters are intertwined in the narrative progression of several novels, starting with Austen's Persuasion. The Ohio State University Press, Columbus, OH. 2016. Paper. NEW. $29.00