The Victorian Governess.
James Tait Black prizewinner presents a sparkling & scholarly study of life in the home schoolroom, using official reports, conduct manuals, periodicals, memoirs, novels. About 25,000 women actually worked as governesses during this time. Is truth more interesting than fiction? Meet the real Becky Sharp and Jane Eyre. Hambledon, UK, 2001. Paper. NEW. $12.00