Kristine Ottesen Garrigan

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Victorian Scandals · Repressions of Gender And Class
By Kristine Ottesen Garrigan

In the popular mind, the word “Victorian” still evokes associations of repression, hypocrisy, and prudery. We persist in thinking that the Victorians were perpetually shocked by everything from minor breaches of domestic decorum to ministry-toppling causes célèbres.

“The ten essays in this volume enliven and challenge our understanding of Victorian England.”

Peter Allen, JEGP