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Author Fromer, Julie E., 1970-
Title A necessary luxury : tea in Victorian England / Julie E. Fromer
Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, c2008
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 Ethnology Library  PR461 .F76 2008    AVAILABLE    30520020691797
Descript xiv, 375 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-363) and index
"A typically English brew" : Victorian histories of tea and representations of English national identity -- Mediating class distinctions : the middle-class Englishness of drinking tea -- "Tea first hand" : gender and middle-class domesticity at the tea table -- Class, connection, and communitas : Wuthering Heights, North and South, and Alice's adventures in wonderland -- Gender, sexuality, and the tea table : David Copperfield, Middlemarch, and Orley Farm -- Tea drinking, nostalgia, and domestic entrapment : Hester, The portrait of a lady, and Jude the obscure
Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Tea -- England
Tea in literature
National characteristics, English -- History -- 19th century
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
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