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The Governess: An Anthology
The governess has haunted the British imagination since the eighteenth century, when in the indomitable person of the preceptress, she helped to define what it meant to be a rational woman. In the nineteenth century she evolved into a far more enigmatic figure, embodying both the hopes and fears of the moneyed classes and marking faultlines in the ideal of domestic feminin...more
Hardcover, 214 pages
Published December 1st 1997 by Alan Sutton Publishing
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