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Wild Women: Crusaders, Curmudgeons, and Completely Corsetless Ladies in the Otherwise Virtuous Victorian Era
Wild Women Crusaders Curmudgeons and Completely Corsetless Ladies in the Otherwise Virtuous Victorian Era
Author: Autumn Stephens
A fascinating and sometimes humorous glimpse into the lives of 150 19th-century American women who refused to whittle themselves down to the Victorian model of proper womanhood. 50 black-and-white photos.
ISBN-13: 9780943233369
ISBN-10: 0943233364
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 250
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 39 ratings
Publisher: Conari Press
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 0
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reviewed Wild Women: Crusaders, Curmudgeons, and Completely Corsetless Ladies in the Otherwise Virtuous Victorian Era on + 16 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Easy to read as it's a 2 page spread per woman. Reading it got me turned on to other authors like Kate Chopin. Very interesting things you may have not known about some respected women. Hmmmm... Check it out and see what I mean.
ShawnMarie avatar reviewed Wild Women: Crusaders, Curmudgeons, and Completely Corsetless Ladies in the Otherwise Virtuous Victorian Era on + 78 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Interesting quick read with two page bios of many interesting women. Would be a great jumping off point for further research.
Erinyes avatar reviewed Wild Women: Crusaders, Curmudgeons, and Completely Corsetless Ladies in the Otherwise Virtuous Victorian Era on + 279 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Fabulous! I loved the bit about Louisa May Alcott. Who knew!
reviewed Wild Women: Crusaders, Curmudgeons, and Completely Corsetless Ladies in the Otherwise Virtuous Victorian Era on + 20 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Meet 150 women who gave Queen Victoria the fits! Wild Women is a delightful collection of riveting stories about our independent, iconoclastic and utterly outrageous foremothers who refused to whittle themselves down to the 19th century Victorian model of proper womanhood.
reviewed Wild Women: Crusaders, Curmudgeons, and Completely Corsetless Ladies in the Otherwise Virtuous Victorian Era on + 174 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Very entertaining book. Most astonishing (to me) fact: Emily Dickinson was not a nice person. Good for a few laughs.
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