A Victorian Woman's Place: Public Culture in the Nineteenth Century

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While the image of bourgeois Victorian women as 'angels in the house' isolated from the world in private domesticity has long been dismissed as an unrealistic ideal, women have remained marginalised in many recent accounts of the public culture of the middle class. Simon Morgan aims to redress the balance, by drawing on a variety of sources including private documents he argues that women actually played an important role in the formation of the public identity of the Victorian middle class. Through their support for ...

A Victorian Woman's Place: Public Culture in the Nineteenth Century 2007, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781845112103

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