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The Resource How to create the perfect wife, by Wendy Moore

How to create the perfect wife, by Wendy Moore

Label
How to create the perfect wife
Title
How to create the perfect wife
Statement of responsibility
by Wendy Moore
Title variation
How to create the perfect wife
Title variation remainder
Britains most ineligible bachelor and his enlightened quest to train the ideal mate
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the efforts of eighteenth-century author and radical Thomas Day to create an ideal wife, describing how he adopted two young orphans and raised them according to the extreme principles of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Enlightenment
Tone
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books 2013
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10175739
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, Wendy
Dewey number
941.07
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Day, Thomas
  • Sidney, Sabrina
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Authors, English
  • Marriage
  • Women
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Britain's most ineligible bachelor and his enlightened quest to train the ideal mate
Label
How to create the perfect wife, by Wendy Moore
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Georgian Britain's most ineligible bachelor and his quest to cultivate the ideal woman"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Margaret London, spring 1769 -- 2.Laura Stoke Newington, near London, c. 1753 -- 3.Sophie Staffordshire, summer 1766 -- 4.Ann and Dorcas London, August 1769 -- 5.Sabrina and Lucretia Paris, November 1769 -- 6.Honora Lichfield, spring 1770 -- 7.Elizabeth Sutton Coldfield, spring 1771 -- 8.Sabrina London, July 1773 -- 9.Esther Wakefield, Yorkshire, 1775 -- 10.Virginia Five Ways, Birmingham, May 1783 -- 11.Galatea Greenwich, January 1805
Control code
000050528376
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 322 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780297863786
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports., facsims.
System control number
(OCoLC)802293830
Label
How to create the perfect wife, by Wendy Moore
Publication
Note
"Georgian Britain's most ineligible bachelor and his quest to cultivate the ideal woman"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Margaret London, spring 1769 -- 2.Laura Stoke Newington, near London, c. 1753 -- 3.Sophie Staffordshire, summer 1766 -- 4.Ann and Dorcas London, August 1769 -- 5.Sabrina and Lucretia Paris, November 1769 -- 6.Honora Lichfield, spring 1770 -- 7.Elizabeth Sutton Coldfield, spring 1771 -- 8.Sabrina London, July 1773 -- 9.Esther Wakefield, Yorkshire, 1775 -- 10.Virginia Five Ways, Birmingham, May 1783 -- 11.Galatea Greenwich, January 1805
Control code
000050528376
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 322 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780297863786
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports., facsims.
System control number
(OCoLC)802293830

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