Private Theatricals: The Lives of the Victorians / Edition 1

Private Theatricals: The Lives of the Victorians / Edition 1

by Nina Auerbach
ISBN-10:
0674707559
ISBN-13:
9780674707559
Pub. Date:
03/28/1990
Publisher:
Harvard University Press

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Private Theatricals: The Lives of the Victorians / Edition 1

In novels, popular fiction, and biographies Nina Auerbach unveils the theatrical element in lives imagined and represented. Focusing on three major points in the life cycle, childhood, passage to maturity, and death, she demonstrates how the process of living was for the Victorians the acting of a role.

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ISBN-13: 9780674707559
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 03/28/1990
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.77(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Trees and Transfigurations

I. Little Actors

II. Patterns of Conversion

III. Death Scenes

Epilogue: Theatrical Fears

Notes

Index

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