Memoirs of Victorian Working-Class Women : The Hard Way Up Hardback
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Life Writing series
This volume is the first to identify a significant body of life narratives by working-class women and to demonstrate their inherent literary significance.
Placing each memoir within its generic, historical, and biographical context, this book traces the shifts in such writings over time, examines the circumstances which enabled working-class women authors to publish their life stories, and places these memoirs within a wider autobiographical tradition.
Additionally, Memoirs of Victorian Working-Class Women enables readers to appreciate the clear-sightedness, directness, and poignancy of these works.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 343 pages, 20 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 343 p. 20 illus.
- Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
- Publication Date: 19/12/2017
- Category: Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
- ISBN: 9783319642147