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Published: 10 August 2009

300 Pages | 26 black-and-white halftones

ISBN: 9780199564361

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The Victorians and Old Age

Karen Chase

  • A wide-ranging account of old age in the Victorian period by a senior scholar
  • Provides detailed studies of writing on old age by Dickens, Trollope, Gaskell, Oliphant, Wilde, Carroll, and Morris
  • Strong interdisciplinary interest - draws deeply on the visual arts, scientific and political thought, the life of Queen Victoria herself, and the culture of the times
  • Includes numerous illustrations

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