Victorian scandals : representations of gender and class / edited by Kristine Ottesen Garrigan

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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
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Athens : Ohio University Press, 1992
LC Classification: D, DA
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Foreword: "Decorum, Scandal, and the Press" / Kristine Ottesen Garrigan 1
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 11
2. "Wrongful Confinement: The Betrayal of Women by Men, Medicine, and Law" / Marilyn J. Kurata 43
3. "'Come, Substantial Damages!'" / Jane W. Stedman 69
Pt. 2. The Woman Question/Questionable Women
4. "The Actress in Victorian Pornography" / Tracy C. Davis 99
5. "The Muscular Christian As Schoolmarm" / John C. Hawley 134
Pt. 3. (In)decorous Portraits
6. "George Eliot and the Journalists: Making the Mistress Moral" / Teresa Mangum 159
7. "Froude on the Carlyles: The Victorian Debate over Biography" / D.J. Trela 180
8. "Julia Margaret Cameron and the 'Ennoblement' of Photographic Portraiture" / Joanne Lukitsh 207
Pt. 4. The Wages of Sin
9. "The (Other) Great Evil: Gambling, Scandal, and the National Anti-Gambling League" / David C. Itzkowitz 235
10. "'Sin of the Age': Infanticide and Illegitimacy in Victorian London" / Ann R. Higginbotham 257
Afterword: "Victorian Scandals, Victorian Strategies" / Thais E. Morgan 289
Contributors 321
Index 324
Additional Authors: Garrigan, Kristine Ottesen, 1939-
Notes: LCCN: 92003945
ISBN: 0821410199
ISBN: 082140976X
Includes index
Physical Description: xi, 337 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 25203348
ISBN/ISSN: 0821410199
082140976X

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