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The Odd Women (Oxford World's Classics) - George Gissing
The Odd Women (Oxford World's Classics)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780192833129 (019283312X)
ASIN: 019283312X
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
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Merle rated it
4.5 The Odd Women by George Gissing
This is an astonishing book: a subversive, feminist take on marriage and women’s roles in society, written by a man in the 1890s. I suspect that’s not a coincidence, that a woman couldn’t have gotten away with this book and its criticism of Victorian marriage and Victorian men. And to round out the ...
Michelle CH
Michelle CH rated it
A definite winner in my eyes. There are some books that just make you think and this is one of them. Taking the idea of 'odd women' and turning it into a novel is just brillant. Odd women are those women who are left after all other eligible men and women have been paired in marriage. These women ar...
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