By Martha Vicinus
First released in 1977, this ebook is a better half quantity to Suffer and Be nonetheless. It appears to be like on the widening sphere of women’s actions within the Victorian age and testifies to the twin nature of the criminal and social constraints of the interval: at the one hand, the fitting of the ideal woman and the restrictive legislation governing marriage and estate posed limits to women’s independence; however, a few Victorian girls selected to dwell lives of serious style and complexity. by way of uncovering new info and reinterpreting outdated, the participants during this quantity debunk a few of the myths surrounding the Victorian lady and change stereotypes on which a lot of today’s social customs are based.
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A Widening Sphere (Routledge Revivals): Changing Roles of Victorian Women (QSAR in Environmental and Health Sciences) by Martha Vicinus