Author: Nikki Manos,George Meredith
Publisher: Wayne State University Press; New Ed edition (December 1, 2000)
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Diana Warwick, beautiful, charming and intelligent but hotheaded, becomes embroiled in a political as well as a social scandal.
Diana of the Crossways examines the unhappy marriage of the title . A considerably enlarged three-volume book was published in 1885.
Diana of the Crossways examines the unhappy marriage of the title character Diana Warwick and i. Diana of the Crossways examines the unhappy marriage of the title character Diana Warwick and is loosely based on events in the life of Caroline Norton (playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan ’s granddaughter), who was suspected of revealing an important political secret that she had acquired from her lover.
He encouraged their legal emancipation and women's suffrage. His writings reveal his sense of the injustice suffered by women because of constraints on their natural abillties. Diana of the Crossways illustrates a Victorian woman in the process of change as the attempts independence
He encouraged their legal emancipation and women's suf-frage. Nikki Lee Manos's introduction draws upon a wide range of historical and critical texts, from John Stuart Mill's feminist tract of 1869 to Mary Poovey's contemporary theories about gender in Victorian fiction. Diana of the Crossways is a central text for the study of nineteenth-century representation of women and the Victorian women's rights movement.
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The story of Diana of the Crossways is to be read as fiction. Chapter I. of diaries and diarists touching the heroine
The story of Diana of the Crossways is to be read as fiction. of diaries and diarists touching the heroine. The ‘LEAVES FROM THE DIARY OF HENRY WILMERS’ are studded with examples of the dinner-table wit of the time, not always worth quotation twice; for smart remarks have their measured distances, many requiring to be a brule pourpoint, or within throw of the pistol, to make it hit; in other words, the majority of them are addressed directly to our muscular system, and they have no effect when we stand beyond the range.
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The instances are incredible of a gentleman
called 'The elderly shepherd';-but immediately after the bridal bells this husband became sour and insupportable, and either she had the trick of putting him publicly in the wrong, or he lost all shame in playing the churlish domestic tyrant. The instances are incredible of a gentleman. Perry Wilkinson gives us two or three; one on the authority of a personal friend who witnessed the scene; at the Warwick whist-table, where the fair Diana would let loose her silvery laugh in the intervals.