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An autobiographical chapter in the life of Jane, Duchess of Gordon.

Jane Maxwell

An autobiographical chapter in the life of Jane, Duchess of Gordon.

by Jane Maxwell

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An autobiographical chapter in the life of Jane, Duchess of Gordon by Jane Maxwell Download PDF EPUB FB2

(3) The date of Jane's wedding varies across different sources: 18 October (La Belle Duchess of Gordon. book Debrett's Complete Peerage), 23 October (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography) and 28 October (An autobiographical chapter in the life of Jane, Duchess of Gordon).

(4) From Wraxall's Posthumous memoirs of his own time (). An Autobiographical Chapter In The Life Of Jane, Duchess Of Gordon () Paperback – Septem by Jane Gordon (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsPrice: $ Most widely held works by Jane Gordon Gordon An autobiographical chapter in the life of Jane, Duchess of Gordon by Jane Gordon Gordon (Book).

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While in Chapter 1, Jane was enshrouded by the red curtains, here she is locked within the red-room. Chapter 3 opens with Jane remembering a nightmare image of "a terrible red glare, crossed with thick black bars." For Jane, red has become the color of a hellish nightmare, in which she is jailed behind impenetrable black bars.

The chapter's emphasis on propriety and decency is continued during Bessie's conversation with Jane. In fact, the novel continues to ask what it means to be a "lady" or a "gentleman." Bessie is impressed because Jane has become "quite a lady": She can now play the piano, draw and speak French better than the Miss Reeds, yet they are still.

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