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Victorian scandals : representations of gender and class / edited by Kristine Ottesen Garrigan
Bib ID 1909911
Format BookBook
Description Athens : Ohio University Press, c1992 
xi, 337 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0821410199 (alkaline paper)
Full contents
  • Foreword: "Decorum, Scandal, and the Press" / Kristine Ottesen Garrigan
  • Pt. 1. Disorder in the Court. 1. "'Intended Only for the Husband': Gender, Class, and the Provision for Divorce in England, 1858-1868" / Gail L. Savage. 2. "Wrongful Confinement: The Betrayal of Women by Men, Medicine, and Law" / Marilyn J. Kurata. 3. "'Come, Substantial Damages!'" / Jane W. Stedman
  • Pt. 2. The Woman Question/Questionable Women. 4. "The Actress in Victorian Pornography" / Tracy C. Davis. 5. "The Muscular Christian As Schoolmarm" / John C. Hawley
  • Pt. 3. (In)decorous Portraits. 6. "George Eliot and the Journalists: Making the Mistress Moral" / Teresa Mangum. 7. "Froude on the Carlyles: The Victorian Debate over Biography" / D.J. Trela. 8. "Julia Margaret Cameron and the 'Ennoblement' of Photographic Portraiture" / Joanne Lukitsh
  • Pt. 4. The Wages of Sin. 9. "The (Other) Great Evil: Gambling, Scandal, and the National Anti-Gambling League" / David C. Itzkowitz.
  • 10. "'Sin of the Age': Infanticide and Illegitimacy in Victorian London" / Ann R. Higginbotham
  • Afterword: "Victorian Scandals, Victorian Strategies" / Thais E. Morgan.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Scandals -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.  |  Social classes -- Great Britain.  |  Sex role -- Great Britain.  |  Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.  |  Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Other authors/contributors Garrigan, Kristine Ottesen, 1939-

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