Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 July 2015

400 Pages | 36 illus.

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198725039

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'I Hope I Don't Intrude'

Privacy and its Dilemmas in Nineteenth-Century Britain

David Vincent

  • A unique approach - writing cultural, social, and political history through the huge public impact of a single theatrical character
  • Provides the fullest account of privacy and its conflicts in the nineteenth century, with explicit links to today's debates
  • Presents an intensely vivid account of the place of popular theatre in nineteenth century Britain
  • Theoretically informed, makes a contribution to the concept of privacy, and to work of such scholars as Habermas, Foucault, Luhmann, Reddy