The Resource Lady Byron and her daughters, Julia Markus

Lady Byron and her daughters, Julia Markus

Label
Lady Byron and her daughters
Title
Lady Byron and her daughters
Statement of responsibility
Julia Markus
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A startling reevaluation of Lady Byron's marriage and the untold story of her complex life as a single mother and progressive force. Far from a victim or an obstacle to Lord Byron's work, Lady Byron was a rebel against the fashionable snobbery of her class, founding the first Infants School and Co-Operative School in England. A poet and a talented mathematician, Lady Byron supported the education of her precocious daughter, Ada Lovelace, now recognized as a pioneer of computer science, and she saved from death her 'adoptive daughter,' Medora Leigh, the child of Lord Byron's incestuous affair with his sister. Lady Byron was adored by the younger abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe and by many notable friends. Yet her complex relationships with her family, including the sister Byron loved, runs like a live wire through this skillfully told and groundbreaking biography of a remarkable woman who made a life for herself and became a leading light in her century
Summary
A rebel against fashionable snobbery of her class, Lady Byron, after her tumultuous marriage to Lord Byron, founded the first Infants School and Co-Operative School in England and was lauded as a pioneer of computer science, in a never-before-told story of a remarkable woman who made a life for herself and a progressive force in her century
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10450892
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Markus, Julia
Dewey number
821.7092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron
  • Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron
  • Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Authors' spouses
  • Single mothers
  • Women poets, English
  • Women mathematicians
Target audience
adult
Label
Lady Byron and her daughters, Julia Markus
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Part One -- On her own -- Letters in love -- The underside of the Moon -- Piccadilly Terrace -- Dearest Duck -- Part Two -- Denial and isolation; anger? bargaining; depression; acceptance? Great Scott! -- Educating Ada -- Educating England -- The half sisters -- Intermezzo: Lady Byron time-travels on the Brownings' Moon -- Attempting amends at the White Hart -- Enduring motherhood -- Part Three -- Strange history -- The lost chapter -- Lady Byron and her grandson
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780393082685
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780393082685
Label
Lady Byron and her daughters, Julia Markus
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Part One -- On her own -- Letters in love -- The underside of the Moon -- Piccadilly Terrace -- Dearest Duck -- Part Two -- Denial and isolation; anger? bargaining; depression; acceptance? Great Scott! -- Educating Ada -- Educating England -- The half sisters -- Intermezzo: Lady Byron time-travels on the Brownings' Moon -- Attempting amends at the White Hart -- Enduring motherhood -- Part Three -- Strange history -- The lost chapter -- Lady Byron and her grandson
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780393082685
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780393082685

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