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Love among the archives : writing the lives of Sir George Scharf, Victorian bachelor

Author: Helena Michie; Robyn R Warhol
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2015.
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Part biography, part detective novel, part love story, and part meditation on archival research, Love Among the Archives is the story of two literary critics' attempts to track down Sir George Scharf, the founding director of the National Portrait Gallery in London, famous in his day and strangely obscure in our own.
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Michie, Helena.
Love Among the Archives.
: Edinburgh University Press, ©2015
Named Person: George Scharf; George Scharf
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helena Michie; Robyn R Warhol
ISBN: 9781474406659 1474406653 9781474406666 1474406661
OCLC Number: 933442522
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Love Among the Archives; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; A vita for Sir George Scharf (GS); 1 Introduction: adventures in the archives; 2 Reading for romance: the marriage plot; 3 Reading for differentiation: the family romance plot; 4 Reading for success: the professional plot; Coda: our archivist, ourselves; Notes; Works Cited; Index.
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