María Isabel Romero Ruiz. 2014. The London Lock Hospital in the Nineteenth Century. Gender, Sexuality and Social Reform.

  • María José Coperías Aguilar Universitat de València



Author Biography

María José Coperías Aguilar, Universitat de València
María José Coperías Aguilar is a senior lecturer at the University of Valencia, where she teaches in the Department of English and German Philology. She has published several critical editions in Spanish of the works of authors such as Aphra Behn, the Brontë sisters, Elizabeth Gaskell and Jean Rhys for the series “Letras Universales” in Ediciones Cátedra.


Elliott, Dorice Williams. 2002. The Angel out of the House. Philanthropy and Gender in Nineteenth-Century England. Charlottesville and London: U of Virginia P.

Langland, Elizabeth. 1992. “Nobody’s Angels: Domestic Ideology and Middle-Class Women in the Victorian Novel.” PMLA 107 (2): 290-304.

Parker, Pamela Corpron. 1997. “Fictional Philanthropy in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Mary Barton and North and South.” Victorian Literature and Culture 25 (2): 321-331.

Prochaska, Frank. 1980. Women and Philanthropy in Nineteenth-Century England. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Summers, Anne 1979. “A Home from Home—Women’s Philanthropic Work in the Nineteenth Century.” In Fit Work for Women, edited by Sandra Burman, 33-63. New York: St Martin’s Press.