Promising Language : Betrothal in Victorian Law and Fiction
Argues that Victorian legal, linguistic, and cultural attitudes toward promises--especially promises to marry--had a formative effect on novels of the period.
- Hardback | 331 pages
- 154.9 x 231.1 x 25.4mm | 567g
- 02 Dec 1999
- State University of New York Press
- Albany, NY, United States
- Total Illustrations: 0