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The Governess [ An Anthology ].

Broughton. Trev. and Ruth Symes. [ Editors ].

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ISBN 10: 075091503X / ISBN 13: 9780750915038
Published by Sutton Publishing., Stroud, 1997
Used Condition: Near MINT Hardcover
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214pp. 650g. The life of that peculiarly British institution, the governess, portrayed through memoirs, letters, schoolbooks, and in fiction. With 43 b/w illustrations. Near MINT in FINE d/w. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 1843

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Title: The Governess [ An Anthology ].

Publisher: Sutton Publishing., Stroud

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near MINT

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

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An anthology bringing together a wide range of material concerning the life of the Victorian governess. It includes extracts from the classics such as Emma, Jane Eyre and Vanity Fair, as well as first hand accounts, advice manuals, letters and schoolbooks. Illustrated with contemporary pictures and engravings, caricatures and schoolroom ephemera.

About the Author:

Trev Broughton is Director of the Center for Women's Studies at the University of York, and has lectured there since 1986.

Ruth Symes is Director of Studies at the Norwegian Study Center at the University of York, and has lectured there since 1995.

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