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Victorian women's lives and their role expected in society. These women spent most of their time attending tea parties and balls and the remaining time they would spend in knitting and horseback riding

Victorian women's lives and their role expected in society. A woman was considered secondary and main role was to support famiy. These women spent most of their time attending tea parties and balls and the remaining time they would spend in knitting and horseback riding. Women had several attendants to look after them. They were expected to be highly educated. Their main job was to effectively instruct the servants on what is to be done and to groom younger girls of the same class (nobility) to become women. Middle-class Victorian women’s role. After the noble class came the middle class.

Janet L. Larson (a1). Rutgers University, Newark.

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The status of women in the Victorian era was often seen as an illustration of the striking discrepancy between the United Kingdom's national power and wealth and what many, then and now, consider its appalling social conditions

The status of women in the Victorian era was often seen as an illustration of the striking discrepancy between the United Kingdom's national power and wealth and what many, then and now, consider its appalling social conditions. During the era symbolized by the reign of British monarch Queen Victoria, women did not have the right to vote, sue, or own property. Larson, Professor of English, Rutgers University.

Although the Victorians were awash in texts, the Bible . Moreover, choosing women subjects for many of the case studies has provided a deeper and richer connection to the lived experience of faith an. .

Although the Victorians were awash in texts, the Bible was such a pervasive and dominant presence that they may fittingly be thought of as 'a people of one book'. 11 Janet L. Larson, Dickens and the Broken Scripture (Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1985). Moreover, choosing women subjects for many of the case studies has provided a deeper and richer connection to the lived experience of faith and doubt in the Victorian era and generated stimulating results that recast some set-piece assumptions and generalizations about various traditions in fruitful ways.


Victorian Women and the Bible download epub
History & Criticism
Author: Janet Larson
ISBN: 0521450268
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (March 1, 2004)