City Pleasures, City Dangers: The Fallen Woman in Victorian London
  • Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building

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Sex and the City: Rethinking the Victorians Series

Lynda Nead is a world leading authority in Victorian studies, whose work encompasses the history of British visual culture, representations of Victorian womanhood, the Victorian metropolis and the regulation of obscenity in the 19th century.

Drawing upon findings from her recent exhibition at the Foundling Hospital, London, The Fallen Woman (25 September 2015 – 3 January 2016), Professor Nead will examine the myth and reality of the fallen woman in the Victorian era, her troubled representation in the art and literature of the period and her operation as sign within an urban context.

Date/time: Tuesday 24 May 2016, 19.00

Running time: 90 mins

Venue: Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building

Tickets info: £6.60 / £4.50/ free to Peninsula Arts Friends

Ticket discounts available via Artory App


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