Gentleman Jack: A Biography of Anne Lister, Regency Landowner, Seducer and Secret Diarist

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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Serpent's Tail
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.8 X 0.9 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781788160995
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About the Author

Angela Steidele has written several books about LGBTQ+ lives in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Love Story: Adele Schopenhauer and Sibylle Mertens was shortlisted for the NDR Kultur non-fiction prize. She won the Gleim Literature Prize for In Men's Clothes, her biography of Catharina Linck, and the Bavarian Book Prize for her novel Rosenstengel. Angela Steidele lives in Cologne.

Reviews

A fascinating book about a remarkable woman, Steidele's steely account of the lives behind the first rainbowed plaque is a triumph of truth over fantasy. Lister's extraordinary pioneering life deserves to be remembered, Angela Steidele has written a Regency romp which gives a vivid glimpse into a hidden world of female eroticism, Paints a vivid picture of a woman who lived and loved as she pleased, Steidele might just be a German equivalent to Jeanette Winterson, Really a joy to read, What a character, what material! ...And now also a narrative phenomenon, A highly recommended book about a breathtakingly adventurous woman's life