Fellows' Presentation

A Strange Romance: Benjamin and Mary Anne Disraeli

Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony RinaldoDaisy Hay will present her new work and read excerpts from a dual biography of Benjamin (1804–1881) and Mary Anne (1792–1872) Disraeli. It will chart their separate histories in the years before their first meeting and their subsequent courtship and marriage and explore Victorian constructions of romance through the prism of their relationship.