Books by Lori Anne Loeb

  • Consuming Angels: Advertising and Victorian Women

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    Consuming Angels: Advertising and Victorian Women

    by Lori Anne Loeb - 240 pages - 1994-10-13 - Oxford University Press, USA

    Timid and retiring, the Victorian housewife was an "angel in the house," or so says the stereotype. But when this angel picked up a popular magazine--The Lady, for instance--she saw in its advertisements images of Grecian goddesses, women warriors, queens, actresses, adventurers.…