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The Resource The magnificent Mrs. Tennant : the adventurous life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian grande-dame, David Waller

The magnificent Mrs. Tennant : the adventurous life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian grande-dame, David Waller

Label
The magnificent Mrs. Tennant : the adventurous life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian grande-dame
Title
The magnificent Mrs. Tennant
Title remainder
the adventurous life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian grande-dame
Statement of responsibility
David Waller
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
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Waller, David
Dewey number
  • 942.081092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA565.T46
LC item number
W35 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1819-1918
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tennant, Gertrude
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tennant, Gertrude
  • Socialites
  • Gentry
  • Salons
  • Salons
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Tennant, Gertrude
  • Tennant, Gertrude
Label
The magnificent Mrs. Tennant : the adventurous life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian grande-dame, David Waller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [294]-298) and index
Contents
How I found Gertrude Tennant -- Born into a long line of heroes -- Early adventures -- Arrival in Paris -- Unsentimental education -- Gertrude meets her future husband -- Gertrude enters society -- The marriage market -- Phantoms of Trouville -- At home with the Flauberts -- An improbable romance -- Portrait of a marriage -- Charles's Angel in the house? -- Births and deaths -- Rita and Emma: two literary heroines -- Les Misérables -- Moving up in the world -- Gertrude's dark night of the soul -- Re-entering the marriage market -- Reunited with an old flame -- En eligible match -- The delicious dolly -- A salon in Whitehall -- Bula Matari in the drawing-room -- Dolly's choices -- Quel bel avenir? -- 'Whom shall I meet in heaven?'
Control code
ocn262432380
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 304 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300139358
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008051692
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)262432380
Label
The magnificent Mrs. Tennant : the adventurous life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian grande-dame, David Waller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [294]-298) and index
Contents
How I found Gertrude Tennant -- Born into a long line of heroes -- Early adventures -- Arrival in Paris -- Unsentimental education -- Gertrude meets her future husband -- Gertrude enters society -- The marriage market -- Phantoms of Trouville -- At home with the Flauberts -- An improbable romance -- Portrait of a marriage -- Charles's Angel in the house? -- Births and deaths -- Rita and Emma: two literary heroines -- Les Misérables -- Moving up in the world -- Gertrude's dark night of the soul -- Re-entering the marriage market -- Reunited with an old flame -- En eligible match -- The delicious dolly -- A salon in Whitehall -- Bula Matari in the drawing-room -- Dolly's choices -- Quel bel avenir? -- 'Whom shall I meet in heaven?'
Control code
ocn262432380
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 304 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300139358
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008051692
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)262432380

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