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Author Atkinson, Juliette.

Title Victorian biography reconsidered : a study of nineteenth-century 'hidden' lives / Juliette Atkinson
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource
Summary Through an examination of numerous biographies, from the lives of working-class scientists to minor women writers, 'Victorian Biography Reconsidered' examines how and why 19th-century biographers challenged the contemporary obsession with 'great men' and brought to public attention the lives of neglected or unknown men and women
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed Sept. 7, 2010)
Subject Biography -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191722967 ebook