Odd Women

Odd Women

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George Gissing's 1893 novel takes on the 19th century "Woman Question" by looking at themes of feminism,
marriage, and love. The novel raises these issues through the lives of several contrasting women: Mary
Barfoot, a feminist philanthropist who helps train women for careers; her close friend Rhoda Nunn, who
believes marriage is a disastrous choice for women; and Monica Madden, who starts out as one of their
protegees but chooses to marry a seemingly kind older man. As Monica experiences the challenges of ...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    01 - The Fold and the Shepherd
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  2. 02
    02 - Adrift
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  3. 03
    03 - An Independent Woman
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