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Victorian governess

by Kathryn Hughes

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Published by Hambledon Press in London, Rio Grande, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Governesses -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • Domestic education -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-252) and index.

      StatementKathryn Hughes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC41 .H83 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 256 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1722383M
      ISBN 101852850027
      LC Control Number92025847

      In Victorian fiction, the genus "governess" may be divided into two classes: (1) the meek and submissive; (2) the independent and rebellious. Class one, by far the larger in the early years, was made up almost exclusively of virtuous types; class two governesses might be either highly moral or of questionable character. A governess is a woman employed to teach and train children in a private household. In contrast to a nanny (formerly called a nurse), she concentrates on teaching children, rather than caring for their physical needs. Her charges are of school age rather than babies. The position of governess used to be common in well-off European families before the First World War, especially in the.

      Breaking the Governess's Rules - Ebook written by Michelle Styles. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Breaking the Governess's Rules. The fiction writers' question book: compiled and arranged / (Cambridge, Mass.: The Brattle book company, ), by John Allen Boughton (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) An explanatory and pronouncing dictionary of the noted names of fiction. (Boston, Ticknor and Fields, ), by William A. Wheeler (page images at HathiTrust).

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The figure of the governess is very familiar from nineteenth-century literature. Much less is known about the governess in reality.

This book is the first rounded exploration of what the life of the home schoolroom was actually like. Drawing on original diaries and a variety of previously undiscovered sources, Kathryn Hughes describes why the period was the classic age of governesses.

Kathryn Hughes' The Victorian Governess takes a good look at the reality of one of fiction's most beloved characters -- the Governess. Using both historical records and memoirs as well as the works of fiction, Hughes' work explores the reasons why women -- and just what sort of women -- would go into the homes of the elite and middle class to /5(7).

Kathryn Hughes' The Victorian Governess takes a good look at the reality of one of fiction's most beloved characters -- the Governess. Using both historical records and memoirs as well as the works of fiction, Hughes' work explores the reasons why women -- and just what sort of women -- would go into the homes of the elite and middle class to Cited by:   From Jane Eyre to Vanity Fair, the governess is a familiar figure in Victorian literature.

She is also a strange one: not part of the family, yet not quite an ordinary servant. Kathryn Hughes focuses on the role and status of the governess in 19th-century society.

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Victorian Britain was a society of extremes, great wealth sat uncomfortably alongside absolute poverty and it has been estimated that at some time or other one woman in six had turned to prostitution to fend either for herself or her family.

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An investigation of the Victorian governess novel as a specific genre. Based on a comprehensive set of nineteenth-century novels, governess manuals, articles and biographical material, it shows how the Victorian Governess novel made up a vital part of the governess debate, as well as of the more general debate on female education.

As he seized and threw me on the governess's lap, Miss Birch securing my head well under her left arm, speedily pulled up dress and skirts, till my fat little bottom was exposed in a tight fitting pair of drawers, my legs being left to kick about, although I was quite firmly secured, and to all intents quite helpless, and my toes could scarcely.

I’m delighted to introduce Her Mother’s Daughter, the second book in my Maids of Kent series of Victorian sagas following the fortunes of three generations of women from the hop gardens and orchards of East Kent to the terrible slums of Canterbury and brickfields of Faversham.

Her Mother’s Daughter is the story of Agnes whose nanny and governess is a guiding light in her life. The governess is a notable figure within Victorian literature, featuring in classics like Jane Eyre and Vanity Fair. Bys women in England earned their living by teaching children in wealthier families.

What was it really like to live as a governess during the s. Charlotte Brontë and her two sisters, Emily and Anne, all worked as governesses, and all three hated it. Ruth Brandon’s excellent book, Governess: The Lives and. Buy Victorian Governess New Ed by Hughes, Kathryn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 9. Governess has become aware of his wanton disobedience. She enters the classroom attired differently than usual.

This time in ankle-lengthed, black skirt slit up the side, laced, leather boots with four inch heels. She also wears a white, see-through blouse which barely masks her black.

The governess was more touched than she could say at Ada's words. But she was still puzzled. "But you have never been eager for it, even so.

Something is different in this case. You must tell me what it is truthfully, Ada. Or I shall have to spank the truth out of you." Ada hugged Miss Stevens tightly, and for a while, wordlessly.

The Victorian Governess. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Victorian Governess. Hughes, Kathryn. Published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC () ISBN ISBN New. Quantity Available: > A governess is a women employed in a private household to educate pupils (usually girls) in a range of “accomplishments” ranging from reading to drawing.

Governesses became increasing popular through the Victorian era for both the Upper and Middle-classes. Women who became governesses were generally “ladies” of an upper or middle-class upbringing themselves that had fallen on. She began to think back to the article that appeared online asking for a governess for two children, ages eleven.

It didn't say much more than room and board included with salary. The salary seemed exorbitant, which is the reason why she was excited when she received the call to come and interview. My main focus is the study of Victorian women, but most importantly, I want to draw attention to the Victorian governess.

Readers of Victorian literature will know that the governess is a familiar figure, as Kathryn Hughes states in her book The Victorian Governess () that “The figure of the governess must be one of the most familiar and abiding images in nineteenth century literature”.

The Victorian Governess Novel is a worthwhile contribution to a growing body of work on a significant nineteenth-century subject. The 'governess question' achieved its highest prominence from the s through the s, but it did not fade completely away .