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Marriage of Inconvenience: Euphemia Chalmers Gray and John Ruskin: the secret history of the most notorious marital failure of the Victorian era

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Effie Gray was an innocent victim of a male-dominated society, repressed and mistreated. Or was she? John Ruskin, the greatest art critic and social reformer of his time, was a callous misogynist and upholder of the patriarchy. Or was he? John Everett Millais, boy genius, rescued the heroine from the tyrannical clutches of the husband who left his wedding unconsummated for six years. Or did he? What really happened in the most scandalous love triangle of the nineteenth century? Was it all about impotence and pubic hair? Or ...

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Marriage of Inconvenience: Euphemia Chalmers Gray and John Ruskin: the secret history of the most notorious marital failure of the Victorian era 2013, Pallas Athene Arts, London

ISBN-13: 9781843680765

Hardcover

Marriage of Inconvenience: Euphemia Chalmers Gray and John Ruskin: the secret history of the most notorious marital failure of the Victorian era 2011, Pallas Athene Arts, London

ISBN-13: 9781843680963

2nd Revised edition

Paperback