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The Resource The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton : Victorian England's "scandal of the century" and the fallen socialite who changed women's lives forever, Diane Atkinson

The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton : Victorian England's "scandal of the century" and the fallen socialite who changed women's lives forever, Diane Atkinson

Label
The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton : Victorian England's "scandal of the century" and the fallen socialite who changed women's lives forever
Title
The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton
Title remainder
Victorian England's "scandal of the century" and the fallen socialite who changed women's lives forever
Statement of responsibility
Diane Atkinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A forgotten heroine of the women's rights movement is rescued from obscurity in this biography of Caroline Norton, a respected poet, songwriter, and socialite whose 1836 adultery trial rocked Victorian England. When George Norton accused his wife of having an affair with the British Prime Minister he sparked what was considered "the scandal of the century." Though she was declared innocent, the humiliated George locked Caroline out of their home, seized her manuscripts, letters, clothes, jewels, and every penny of her earnings, and refused to le
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atkinson, Diane
Dewey number
305.42092
Index
index present
LC call number
PR5112.N5 Z75 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Norton, Caroline Sheridan
  • Norton, Caroline Sheridan
  • Feminists
  • Women
  • Norton, Caroline Sheridan
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Feminists
  • Political and social views
  • Women
  • England
Label
The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton : Victorian England's "scandal of the century" and the fallen socialite who changed women's lives forever, Diane Atkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Front Flap; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Prologue: The Trial of the Nineteenth Century; Chapter I: Caroline Sheridan and George Norton; Chapter II: Wedding Bells; Chapter III: The Honourable Mr and Mrs Norton; Chapter IV: 1836: 'Norty Mrs Norton'; Chapter V: A Large Black Slug in a Damp Wood; Chapter VI: The Infant Custody Act; Chapter VII: Wrangling, Dangling and Death; Chapter VIII: A Storm of Expostulation (1843-51); Chapter IX: 'The Clouded Moon of the Sun' (1851-9); Chapter X: Life After George (1860-77); Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography
  • List of IllustrationsAcknowledgements; Index; Back Flap; Back Cover
Control code
854977417
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (516 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613748824
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9781613748824
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a75d9751-9e8b-4b87-99e4-7264ac899e6a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854977417
Label
The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton : Victorian England's "scandal of the century" and the fallen socialite who changed women's lives forever, Diane Atkinson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Front Flap; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Prologue: The Trial of the Nineteenth Century; Chapter I: Caroline Sheridan and George Norton; Chapter II: Wedding Bells; Chapter III: The Honourable Mr and Mrs Norton; Chapter IV: 1836: 'Norty Mrs Norton'; Chapter V: A Large Black Slug in a Damp Wood; Chapter VI: The Infant Custody Act; Chapter VII: Wrangling, Dangling and Death; Chapter VIII: A Storm of Expostulation (1843-51); Chapter IX: 'The Clouded Moon of the Sun' (1851-9); Chapter X: Life After George (1860-77); Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography
  • List of IllustrationsAcknowledgements; Index; Back Flap; Back Cover
Control code
854977417
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (516 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613748824
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9781613748824
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a75d9751-9e8b-4b87-99e4-7264ac899e6a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854977417

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