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The Half Sisters By Geraldine Jewsbury

The Half Sisters by Geraldine Jewsbury

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Bianca Pazzi, illegitimate daughter of an Italian mother and English father, contends with poverty and prejudice to attain eminence and respectability in that most unrespectable of Victorian professions, acting. The story deals with the damaging effects of Victorian beliefs about women.

The Half Sisters Summary

The Half Sisters by Geraldine Jewsbury

Back in print for the first time in over half a century, this novel grapples with the nineteenth century's perennial `woman question' and deals extensively with the damaging effects of conventional Victorian beliefs about women. This book is intended for students of nineteenth-century English literature, women's writing, Victorian fiction, probably from third year undergraduate upwards, possibly all undergraduates.

About Geraldine Jewsbury

Joanne Wilkes is Lecturer in the Department of English, University of Auckland, New Zealand. She has written many articles on Jewsbury and her contempories.

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The Half Sisters by Geraldine Jewsbury
Used - Very Good
Oxford University Press
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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