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Julie E. Fromer

Julie E. Fromer teaches at Corning Community College in Corning, New York.

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Listed in: Victorian Studies · Victorian Era · United Kingdom · Popular Culture · Social History · British History

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A Necessary Luxury
Tea in Victorian England
By Julie E. Fromer

In A Necessary Luxury Julie E. Fromer analyzes tea histories, advertisements, and nine Victorian novels, including Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Wuthering Heights, and Portrait of a Lady. Fromer demonstrates how tea functions as an arbiter of taste and middle-class respectability.

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