Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2015

256 Pages | 25 b&w illustrations

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9781474406635

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Love Among the Archives

Writing the Lives of George Scharf, Victorian Bachelor

First Edition

Helena Michie and Robyn Warhol

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • An experiment in meta-archival life-writing that has no precedent
  • The only book ever written about Sir George Scharf, founding director of the National Portrait Gallery
  • Humorous account of two literary critics "romancing the archive"
  • In-depth and fascinating exploration of same-sex love among Victorian men within the middle class

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