Title THE BOURGEOIS EXPERIENCE: Victoria to Freud, Volume II: The Tender Passion
Book Condition Fine in blue cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket with mild age-toning to the edges and flaps and light crease to the upper spine panel. 490 pages, twenty illustrations, bibliographical essay, index.
Edition First edition.
Publisher New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.
0195037413 / 9780195037418
Seller ID 30881.00
A study of love in the Victorian age, a follow-up to the first volume of THE BOURGEOIS EXPERIENCE which was about sexuality in the same era. Gay argues that the realities of love for the Victorians came very close to their ideals.
Literary Criticism. Victorian England. Victorian Literature. Europe.