Mrs Robinsons Disgrace, The Private Diary of A Victorian Lady ENHANCED EDITION.pdf

Mrs Robinsons Disgrace, The Private Diary of A Victorian Lady ENHANCED EDITION

Kate Summerscale

Enhanced Edition of the bestselling Mrs Robinsons Disgrace, including author videos and podcasts

On a mild winters evening in 1850, Isabella Robinson set out for a party. Her carriage bumped across the wide cobbled streets of Edinburghs Georgian New Town and drew up at 8 Royal Circus, a grand sandstone house lit by gas lamps. This was the home of the rich widow Lady Drysdale, a vivacious hostess whose soirees were the centre of an energetic intellectual scene.

Lady Drysdales guests were gathered in the high, airy drawing rooms on the first floor, the ladies in dresses of glinting silk and satin, bodices pulled tight over boned corsets

Divorce, 'Disgrace' And One Steamy Victorian … 19.06.2012 · Divorce, 'Disgrace' And One Steamy Victorian Diary In Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace, Kate Summerscale reconstructs the everyday private life and very public shaming of Isabella Robinson, a …

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Sofia Voigt

17.02.2016 · Robinson's Disgrace is a good - though not excellent - study of the struggles faced by married women in Victorian England. In some ways it reads as a factual account in others it almost reads as a novel. The appearance of many famous people with whom the Robinson's interacted socially helps set the scene in a more accessible way. I particularly liked the way the author completed the book with …

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Matteo Müller

“I think people marry far too much, it is such a lottery after all, and to a poor woman very doubtful happiness.” ― Kate Summerscale, Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady the real stuff: Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace, by Kate …

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Noel Schulze

Get this from a library! Mrs. Robinson's disgrace : the private diary of a Victorian lady. [Kate Summerscale] -- Traces the story of a scandalous trial that rocked Victorian England, describing how Isabella Robinson recorded sexual fantasies in her private diary, …

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Jason Lehmann

Pity poor Isabella Robinson. Married to Henry, an ‘uncongenial partner’ at best and at worst a ‘mean and grasping’ philistine who had secretly sired two children with his mistress, Isabella seeks solace with a family friend, Dr Edward Lane. After her husband happens upon her unlocked diary, her most private thoughts about Dr Lane and her marriage, she becomes the subject of a Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace, The Private Diary of A …

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