Mrs Duberly's War: Journal and Letters from the Crimea, 1854-6

Mrs Duberly s War Journal and Letters from the Crimea Mrs Duberly s journal is one of the most vivid eye witness accounts we have of the Crimean War Fanny Duberly then aged accompanied her husband to the Crimea in and remained there until the

  • Title: Mrs Duberly's War: Journal and Letters from the Crimea, 1854-6
  • Author: Frances Isabella Locke Duberly
  • ISBN: 9780199208616
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Mrs Duberly s journal is one of the most vivid eye witness accounts we have of the Crimean War Fanny Duberly, then aged 25, accompanied her husband to the Crimea in 1854, and remained there until the end of the fighting, the only officer s wife to remain throughout the entire campaign She survived the severe winter of 1854 55, witnessed the battle of Balaklava and the chMrs Duberly s journal is one of the most vivid eye witness accounts we have of the Crimean War Fanny Duberly, then aged 25, accompanied her husband to the Crimea in 1854, and remained there until the end of the fighting, the only officer s wife to remain throughout the entire campaign She survived the severe winter of 1854 55, witnessed the battle of Balaklava and the charge of the Light Brigade, and rode through the ruins of Sebastopol Spirited and courageous, she was known by sight to British and French soldiers across the battlefields, regarded often with enthusiasm and sometimes with disapproval Witty and beautiful, she enjoyed flirtatious friendships with many of the most important men of the campaign Her Journal Kept During the Russian War was published in 1855 and caused a sensation Although widely praised as the new heroine for the Crimea, Fanny was also censured, ridiculed, and even parodied in Punch She had stepped into a man s world, and written about it in a way that seemed to some at the front an invasion of privacy and to others at home an abandonment of gentility A best seller at the time, the Journal was not reprinted after its second edition of 1856, and this is the first edition since that time Christine Kelly provides an introduction, biographical and explanatory notes, and an index She makes revealing use of Fanny s original, previously unpublished, letters to her sister Selina, which often show a reckless, immediate response to events and people where the journal is circumspect The edition includes photographs, maps, and some of Fanny s own sketches.

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    1. Fanny was quite a girl. Maligned by some of her contemporaries because she didn't quite fit in with the Victorian image of what a 'lady' should be, she did things her way and wrote about them in a vivid, lively way, bringing the Crimean War to gut-wrenching life in a way no history book can. She was there for the duration, saw the Charge of the Light Brigade,walked through the ruins of Sebastopol and didn't hesitate to say what she thought.Admired, parodied but never ignored, Fanny Duberly was a [...]

    2. Fascinating study of English language as spoken 170 years ago, of military tactics of 170 years ago, of perceptions of 170 years ago, of customs of life 170 years ago-

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