Flowers Fans & Pornography Flirtation in Victorian England
Under Queen Victoria’s rule from 1837 until 1901, England developed one of the most rigorous etiquette systems in history. Behavior was even so controlled that “polite society” was not allowed to shelve books by male authors next to those by female authors. Examine the moral strictures of Victorian England and the ways polite and definitely not-so-polite society evaded them.
Palo Duro Senior Center: Ponderosa Room
Presenter: Roberta Boggess, MA, Linguistics