Helen Berry: The Castrato And His Wife


Author: Helen Berry
Format: Books | Reference

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.

ISBN: 9780199655267
Published on: 06 September 2012
No of pages: 336
Language: English
Catalogue No: 9780199655267