Mapping Masculinity in English and German Literature, 1880-1930
Paperback 496pp Illustrated
9780099556480   Product Code: 19291
Born in 1808, Caroline Norton was a poet and pamphleteer whose wit and good looks attracted many admirers. When her husband accused her of a 'criminal conversation' - ie adultery - with the Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, the resulting trial scandalized the country. This vibrant, meticulously researched biography charts the life of this remarkable woman, whose fight to keep her children changed the lot of mothers forever.