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The Odd Women (Penguin Classics)

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Synopsis:

In Victorian society, the humiliation of being elderly and unmarried has always been thought of as being "odd". This story is about two such "odd" women. Their younger sister, Monica, has managed to escape their genteel, stifling lifestyle for a loveless marriage and is paying a bitter price.

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Elaine Showalter is the author of the groundbreaking A Literature of Their Own and editor of Little Women for Penguin Classics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140433791
Introduction:
Showalter, Elaine
Author:
Showalter, Elaine
Author:
Gissing, George
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
England
Subject:
England Social life and customs 19th century Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
93-01.
Publication Date:
19940831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.80x5.12x.79 in. .61 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , In Victorian society, the humiliation of being elderly and unmarried has always been thought of as being "odd". This story is about two such "odd" women. Their younger sister, Monica, has managed to escape their genteel, stifling lifestyle for a loveless marriage and is paying a bitter price.
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