Lori Anne Loeb, "Consuming Angels: Advertising and Victorian Women"
Publisher: OUP | 1994 | ISBN: 0195085965 | English | PDF | 237 pages | 24.02 Mb
"Timid and retiring, the Victorian housewife was an "angel in the house," or so says the stereotype. But when this angel picked up a popular magazine--The Lady, for instance--she saw in its advertisements images of Grecian goddesses, women warriors, queens, actresses, adventurers. ..."