Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages

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In Parallel Lives, Phyllis Rose examines five famous Victorian marriages and reveals that marriage was likely to have been more flexible than we 'liberated' post-Freudians commonly suppose. Raising questions about the politics of sex and the expectations of marriage, she probes inherited myths and assumptions. Of the five marriages here, that of John Ruskin and Effie Gray was unconsummated, those of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh and John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor were almost certainly chaste, the Dickenses marriage ...

Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages 1994, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099308713

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Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages 1988, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140108897

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Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages 1985, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140074390

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Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages 1984, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394725802

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Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages 1984, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701128258

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