Searching the Heart: Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century america. Karen Lystra.

Searching the Heart: Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century america

New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. Hardcover. ix, [3], 336 p.; 24 cm. grey cloth spine with pink spine title; pink paper over boards. Illustrated dust jacket. "Based on a vast arra of love letters, the book revelas the existence of a geniune openness -- even playfulness -- between male and female lovers which challenges and expands more conventional views of middle-class private life in Victorian America." -- dust jacket. Includes a bibliography of Victorian advice books, and an index. Book is in Very Good Condition: page edges slightly soiled; a few page corners creased; a few marginal notations; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Fine Condition: clean and bright. Very Good / fine. Item #007137
ISBN: 0195058178

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