Thursday, July 3, 2014

Some Intertesting Victorian Era Publications about Women

As we continue to discuss the treatment and place of women in Victorian society, here are some interesting articles about aspects not discussed in Bram Stoker's Dracula.

The first is a list of "rules" for female cyclists. Remember that cycling was considered the realm of the "New Woman" and wasn't yet totally accepted in polite society.

The second is this illustration of "a woman's heart":

Let's keep these in mind as we continue to read the novel.

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