The Castrato And His Wife.

The Castrato And His Wife

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  • ISBN details

    • ISBN 10: 0199569819
    • ISBN 13: 9780199569816


    Overview

    The tale of Giusto Ferdinando Tenducci, 18th century castrato, celebrity, and heart-throb, and his elopement and love affair with his teenage pupil Doroethea Maunsell, a story that opens up a new history of attitudes towards sex and celebrity in Georgian Britain, and explores questions about the meaning of marriage that resonate in our own time.

    Other Details

    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Language: Eng English
    • Edition: 1
    • Pages: 288
    • Date Published: 2012
    • Authors: Helen Berry