Philobiblon: Home-schooling and back to nature in the 19th century

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Home-schooling and back to nature in the 19th century

Miss Frances Williams Wynn, my 19th-century blogger, is getting back into the Gothic tale again. At least the the old woman of Delamere forest heads in that direction. It starts as the tale of an educated, independent woman who decides to make an independent life on waste land for herself and her daughter, whom she is "homeschooling".

It is quite a tale - and I promise to post the denouncement later today....

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