Erika Rummel

About me

Erika Rummel is the author of a dozen non-fiction books (Renaissance history, biography) and two novels, PLAYING NAOMI (2009) and HEAD GAMES (2013). She divides her time between Toronto and Los Angeles and has lived in small villages in Argentina, Romania, and Bulgaria.

From my website

HAVE NEW DRESS AND BIG HAT. The Life of Victorian Actress Nancy Price. Another guest post from Alice Violett, who studies the experiences of only children.Nancy Price (1880-1970) – real first name Lillian – was born and brought up on an estate in rural Staffordshire by a beloved mother and…

FIGHT YOUR OWN WAY: The life of Victorian actress Julia Neilson.Guest post from Alice Violett: As part of my research into public perceptions and personal experiences of only children born between c. 1850 and 1950, I have been reading many autobiographies, including those of actresses Julia Neilson (1868-1957) and Nancy…

THE SAVAGES OF NEW BRUNSWICK AND THEIR WIVES: THEY HAVE NO OTHER SERVANTS, SLAVES, OR ARTISANS. More from Pierre Biard’s Relations of New France, 1616.In Europe fathers supply dowries when their daughters marry. Here the suitor brings fine presents to the father…dogs, beavers, cooking vessels, axes, etc., depending on the…

 
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