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Eminent Victorian women

Elizabeth Harman Pakenham Countess of Longford

Eminent Victorian women

by Elizabeth Harman Pakenham Countess of Longford

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Published by History Press in Stroud, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Women -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-237)

    StatementElizabeth Longford ; foreword by Judith Kazantzis.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1593 .L66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p. ;
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23656101M
    ISBN 100750948876
    ISBN 109780750948876
    LC Control Number2009294604

    While the aristocratic women of the Victorian age have long preoccupied the popular imagination, seldom have women of other classes been granted a voice. Victorian Women is the first book to allow women of all classes to render their own lives, in their own words, from birth to old age, in the long nineteenth century between the French Revolution and the First World War.4/5(1). Eminent Victorians Homework Help Questions. Is Eminent Victorians a fictional work? If not, which essay in the book is least accurate? Lytton Strachey’s Eminent Victorians is both a .

    Margaret Fuller (–) An American women’s rights advocate. Her book Women in the Nineteenth Century () was influential in changing perceptions about men and women, and was one of the most important early feminist works. She argued for equality and women being more self-dependent and less dependent on men.   Francis Galton (), the father of eugenics, was also looking for a few good men. Unfortunately, he wasn't one of them. Martin Brookes's "Extreme Measures" is a relentlessly readable book Author: Dick Teresi.

      David Bowman Septem PM (UTC) If you've never read eminent Victorian scholar Peter Gay, you'd assume the Victorians were as repressed about naked bodies as Attorney General Ashcroft.   William Makepeace Thackeray, the eminent Victorian novelist (Vanity Fair, Pen-dennis), was a passionate gambler and for years indulged an enigmatic infatuation for the wife of a fashionable London clergyman. These somewhat Elizabethan lapses have been whispered about. But they could never be fully confirmed.


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