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Memoir of a Victorian woman : reflections of Louise Creighton, 1850-1936

Author: Louise Creighton; James Thayne Covert
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Memoir is an intimate and sensitive account of the childhood, courtship, marriage, and adult life of a fascinating, erudite late-Victorian woman. Written for her children after the death of her husband, Louise Creighton's reflections offer a rare glimpse into the domestic, intellectual, and social world of late-Victorian England.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Creighton, Louise, 1850-1936.
Memoir of a Victorian woman.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)621102811
Named Person: Louise Creighton; Louise Creighton; Louise Creighton; Louise Creighton; Louise Creighton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Creighton; James Thayne Covert
ISBN: 0253314690 9780253314697
OCLC Number: 29521076
Description: xvi, 187 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: PREFACE INTRODUCTION BY JAMES THAYNE COVERT PROLOGUE I. Early Childhood, 1850-1860 II. Last Years at Peak Hill, 1860-1871 III. Courtship and Marriage, 1871-1872 IV. Oxford Years, 1872-1875 V. Life in Northumberland, 1875-1884 VI. Cambridge Years, 1884-1891 VII. Life in Peterborough, 1891-1897 VIII. Life in London, 1897-1901 IX. Final Years, 1901-1936 Epilogue Conclusion NOTES APPENDIX. GENEALOGICAL TABLES: VON GLEHN AND CREIGHTON FAMILIES SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX ILLUSTRATIONS FOLLOW PAGES 48 AND 103
Responsibility: by Louise Creighton ; edited with introduction and annotation by James Thayne Covert.

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