- Book Title: CORDIAL RELATIONS. THE MAIDEN AUNT IN FACT AND FICTION.
- Author: Katharine Moore, Drawings Illustrated by B/w Plates
- ISBN: B000H57NC6
- Publisher: Heinmann
- Year Published: 1967
- Our Normal Price: £22.00 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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- Description: William Heinemannn Ltd: 1967: hardcover in dust jacket: 196 pages. Synopsis: a study of the characteristics and role of Maiden Aunts in history.
Contents :- Chapter 1. Aunts to genius -- Catherine Porter Hester Gibbon -- Aunts to Edward Gibbon. Miss Branwell -- Aunt to Charlotte,Emily , Ann and Branwell Bronte. Aunt Hetty - Aunt to Charles Lamb. Mary Moody Emerson, Aunt to Ralph Emerson. Chapter 2. Aunts of genius - Jane Austin. " Michael Field" -- maiden aunt and maiden niece. Louise Alcott. Chapter 3. Aunts in partnership- Dorothy Wordsworth and Sara Hutchinson. Chapter 4. Aristocratic aunts -- Caroline Fox. Emily Eden. Chapter 5. Some un cordial relations-- The Aunts of PG Wodehouse, Augustus Hare, Robert Southey, Saki, Dickens's Miss Murdstone; Miss Compton Burnett's Aunt Matty; and others. Chapter 6. Family album -- Wilmot, Wedgwood and Twisden Aunts. Chapter 8. Philanthropic Aunts -- Mariah Edgewood, Miss Sewell, Harriet Martineau , Elizabeth Peabody, The Fry Sisters -- the turn of the century, and the last of the old guard. Bibliography. Condition: ex-library book with stamps , stickers and an ownership inscription; dust cover edges worn: ownership sticker and slight marking to end papers: overall clean and good.
- Condition: Used- Good
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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