Promising Language

Promising Language : Betrothal in Victorian Law and Fiction

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Argues that Victorian legal, linguistic, and cultural attitudes toward promises--especially promises to marry--had a formative effect on novels of the period.
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  • Hardback | 331 pages
  • 154.9 x 231.1 x 25.4mm | 567g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 0791444252
  • 9780791444252