Private Theatricals: The Lives of the Victorians / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Harvard University Press
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.
|Publisher:||Harvard University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.77(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.65(d)|
About the Author
Nina Auerbach is Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Trees and Transfigurations
I. Little Actors
II. Patterns of Conversion
III. Death Scenes
Epilogue: Theatrical Fears