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Watching Hannah: Sexuality, Horror and Bodily De-Formation in Victorian England

By: Reay, Barry

Price: $12.88

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002889

ISBN: 1861891199

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Arthur Munby (1828-1910) , a Victorian gentleman and civil servant, was obsessed with bodies of working-class and disfigured women. It was a fascination that led to his eventual secret marriage to the maidservant Hannah Cullwick - a relationship grounded in a complex interweaving of class, gender and racial hierarchies. Barry Reay provides an approach to this obsession and relationship drawing on a vast archive of letters, photographs, poems and sketches. His book detail... View more info