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Family ties in Victorian England

Author: Claudia Nelson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007.
Series: Victorian life and times.
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"This book focuses particularly on the conflicting and powerful images of family life Victorians produced in their fiction and non-fiction - that is, on how the Victorians themselves conceived of family, which continues to influence and to help explain visions of family today." "Drawing upon a wide variety of 19th-century fiction and nonfiction, Nelson examines the English Victorian family both as it was imagined  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nelson, Claudia.
Family ties in Victorian England.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007
(OCoLC)654242089
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Nelson
ISBN: 0275986977 9780275986971
OCLC Number: 76820833
Description: xi, 196 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Wives and husbands --
Mothers and fathers --
Sons and daughters --
Brothers and sisters --
The extended family --
Stepfamilies and foster families.
Series Title: Victorian life and times.
Responsibility: Claudia Nelson.
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The Victorians were passionate about family. This book focuses particularly on the conflicting and powerful images of family life that Victorians produced in their writing - that is, on how the  Read more...

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"In this well-written, well-researched sociological study of the Victorian family, Nelson links life and literature, showing literary attempts to inculcate virtue as defined by the culture and the Read more...

 
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