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Unsuitable for publication : editing Queen Victoria

Author: Yvonne M Ward
Publisher: Collingwood, Vic : Black Inc., [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on unprecedented access to the royal archives, Unsuitable for Publication reveals how key aspects of Victoria's life were deemed unfit for public consumption: her experience of motherhood, her struggle to combine the roles of ruler and wife, and her intimate friendships with other royal European women. Yvonne Ward reveals how and why these excisions were made and how they have skewed our image of Victoria ever  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Correspondence Censorship
Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Reginald Baliol Brett Esher, Viscount; Arthur Christopher Benson; Arthur Christopher Benson; Reginald Baliol Brett Esher, Viscount; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne M Ward
ISBN: 9781863955942 1863955941
OCLC Number: 819968702
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Yvonne M. Ward.

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When Queen Victoria died in 1901, two literary gentlemen took on a monumental task: selecting and editing her vast correspondence. The book they produced would influence perceptions of Victoria for  Read more...

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'Original and important, this book represents a major contribution to our understanding of the modern British monarchy.' - Sir David Cannadine. 'Hats off to Yvonne Ward - a shrewd Aussie lady who has Read more...

 
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