Visions of Life on the Border: Wonderland Women, Imperial Travelers, and Bourgeois Womanhood in the Nineteenth Century

Feb. 1, 1998

(1) Middle-class Victorians were captivated by difference. They compulsively ordered their world in terms of the oppositions they imagined between men and women, public and private life, civilized and savage cultures, among other things, and promptly installed themselves whenever possible at the positive pole of the oppositions they noted. While... Read more »