Suffer and be still: women in the Victorian age

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Indiana University Press,
Pub. Date:
1973, c1972.
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English
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The ideal woman of the Victorian era was a combination of sexual innocence,conspicuous consumption, and worship of the family hearth—with marriage and procreation beinga woman’s only function. Suffer and Be Still is a collection of ten lively essays whichdocument the feminine stereotypes that Victorian women fought against, but only partiallydefeated.

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