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Private Theatricals - a book by Auerbach, Nina

Private Theatricals

The Lives of the Victorians

Private Theatricals( )
Author: Auerbach, Nina
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

"Everyman" as actor on life's stage has been a recurrent theme in popular literature--epecially persuasive in these times of powerful electronic media, celebrity hype, and professional image-makers--but the great Victorians exuded sincerity. Nina Auerbach reminds us that all lives can be subversive performances. Charting the notable impact of the theater and theatricality on the Victorian imagination, she provocatively reexamines the concept of sincerity and authenticity as literary...
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