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Women, Portraiture and the Crisis of Identity in Victorian England: My Lady Scandalous Reconsidered Colleen Denney

Women, Portraiture and the Crisis of Identity in Victorian England: My Lady Scandalous Reconsidered

Colleen Denney

Published October 1st 2009
ISBN : 9780754668794
Hardcover
260 pages
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Exploring the concept of portrait as memoir, this book examines the images and lives of four prominent Victorian women who steered their way through scandal to forge unique identities. It shows the effect of celebrity, and even notoriety, on theMoreExploring the concept of portrait as memoir, this book examines the images and lives of four prominent Victorian women who steered their way through scandal to forge unique identities. It shows the effect of celebrity, and even notoriety, on the lives of Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Lady Dilke, Millicent Garrett Fawcett and Sarah Grand.