The Odd Women [NOOK Book]

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'The Odd Women' is a 1893 novel by the English novelist George Gissing. Its themes are women's role in society, marriage, morals and the early feminist movement.

The novel's title is derived ostensibly from the notion that there was an excess of one million women over men in Victorian England. This meant there were "odd" women left over at the end of the equation when the other men and women had paired off in marriage. A cross-section of women dealing with this problem are described in the book and it can be ...
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The Odd Women

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Overview

'The Odd Women' is a 1893 novel by the English novelist George Gissing. Its themes are women's role in society, marriage, morals and the early feminist movement.

The novel's title is derived ostensibly from the notion that there was an excess of one million women over men in Victorian England. This meant there were "odd" women left over at the end of the equation when the other men and women had paired off in marriage. A cross-section of women dealing with this problem are described in the book and it can be inferred that their lifestyles also sets them apart as odd in the sense of strange. - from Wikipedia
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012241610
  • Publisher: McCarthy Press
  • Publication date: 3/10/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,178,398
  • File size: 311 KB

Meet the Author

George Robert Gissing (22 November 1857 – 28 December 1903) was an English novelist who published twenty-three novels between 1880 and 1903. From his early naturalistic works, he developed into one of the most accomplished realists of the late-Victorian era. - from Wikipedia
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2014

    Where's the ending???

    This is not the complete book

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    Posted February 17, 2012

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