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Mrs. Robinson's disgrace : the private diary of a Victorian lady / Kate Summerscale.

Author/Creator:
Summerscale, Kate, 1965-
Publication:
New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 303 p. : geneal. tables ; 22 cm.
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
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Other Title:
Missus Robinson's disgrace
Subjects:
Robinson, Isabella, 1813-1887.
Middle class women -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Biography.
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Divorce -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Trials (Adultery) -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- History -- 19th century.
Summary:
Traces the story of a scandalous trial that rocked Victorian England, describing how Isabella Robinson recorded sexual fantasies in her private diary, which was discovered and read by her husband, who petitioned for divorce on the grounds of adultery.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-291) and index.
ISBN:
9781608199136 :
1608199134 :
OCLC:
784030618