Ritchie, Anne Thackeray. From an Island: A Story and Some Essays. B. Tauchnitz, 1877.
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|Cultural formation||Hannah Cullwick||
To all eyes she lived as Munby's servant; she often still slept in the basement kitchen. In the evenings, however, she played the role of a lady wife, sitting with Munby in the parlour, conversing...
|Cultural formation||Elizabeth Barrett Browning|
|Dedications||Anne Thackeray Ritchie|
Lady Florence was at first educated at home in Scotland. After a first, unsuccessful attempt to place her in a convent she had, in France, an Irish Catholic governess whom she calls Miss O'Leary...
In later years she expanded her reading to include Shakespeare , Southey , Scott , Wordsworth , and Tennyson . She also read Henry Drummond 's Natural Law in the Spiritual World and hisTropical Africa and Charles Lamb 's Letters.
Some Recollections of Jean Ingelow and Her Early Friends. Kennikat Press, 1972.
British Library Catalogue.
Peters, Maureen. Jean Ingelow: Victorian Poetess. Boydell, 1972.
|Education||Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda||
Taught by governesses until she was thirteen, Margaret Haig Thomas learned to read at about five. She was taught German and French, and she also learned Welsh as a child but did not retain it...
|Education||Blanche Warre Cornish||
Blanche and her family made a cult of Tennyson , whom they visited at his home.
MacCarthy, Mary. A Nineteenth-Century Childhood. Constable, 1985.
Initially learning at home, Penelope became well versed in the Authorised Version, tales of Greece and Rome, The Arabian Nights and not much else.
She was passionately addicted to Greek mythology, but...
Lively, Penelope. A House Unlocked. Grove Press, 2001.
The girls' father also had a strong influence on their education, as he was determined that Adrienne would be a poet and Cynthia would be a novelist. The girls had the run of the family...
EC was educated by governesses and tutors at home.
Governesses taught her history, geography, mathematics, and literature in creative ways: through games and dramatisations, for instance.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Later on, different instructors taught her Latin, Euclidean...
Charles, Elizabeth. Our Seven Homes. Davidson, MaryEditor , John Murray, 1896.