Women Who Did: Stories by Men and Women, 1890-1914

Angelique Richardson

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 07-07-2005

£14.99

A collection of stories, which examine society through the eyes of the woman, as she encountered choices in marriage, motherhood, work and love. It tells the stories of competing voices – of the men and women who entered into the fray of the fin de siecle, and were not afraid to confront, challenge or delight in the irrepressible New.

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Description

“A lady? decidedly. Fast? perhaps. Original? undoubtedly. Worth knowing? rather.” Daring and dynamic, the ‘new woman’ came to represent the very spirit of the age. The stories in this anthology take up this phenomenon and examine society throughthe eyes of the new woman, as she encountered new choices in marriage, motherhood, work and love.Women Who Did charts a rebellion that was social, sexual and literary. It tells the stories of competing voices – of the men and women who entered into the fray of the fin de siecle, and were not afraid to confront, challenge or delight in the irrepressible New, in an irrepressibly new form, the short story.

Additional information

Weight 0.362 kg
Dimensions 23 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 528