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Keynotes and Discords

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  • Title: Keynotes and Discords
  • Author: George Egerton Sally Ledger
  • ISBN: 9780826481856
  • Page: 486
  • Format: Paperback

[PDF] Keynotes and Discords | by ☆ George Egerton Sally Ledger, [PDF] Keynotes and Discords | by ☆ George Egerton Sally Ledger - Keynotes and Discords, Keynotes and Discords This series covers texts of women writers whose work is being increasingly discussed in the study of the development of the th century and the Modernist movements of the th century placing the wo

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Keynotes and Discords

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  1. George Egerton Sally Ledger says:
    Mary Chavelita Dunne Bright 14 December 1859 12 August 1945 , better known by her pen name George Egerton, pronounced Edg er ton was a New Woman writer and feminist Widely considered to be one of the most important of the New Woman writers of the nineteenth century fin de siecle, she was a friend of George Bernard Shaw, Ellen Terry and J.M Barrie.Egerton s stylistic innovations, often termed proto modernist by literary scholars, and her often radical and feminist subject matter 4 have ensured that her fiction continues to generate academic interest in America and Britain Egerton s experimentation with form and content anticipated the high modernism of writers like James Joyce and D H Lawrence, and Egerton s The Wheel of God often reads as a sort of rudimentary template for Joyce s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Thomas Hardy acknowledged the influence of Egerton s work on his own, in particular on the construction of his New Woman character, Sue Bridehead, in Jude the Obscure Perhaps most notably, Holbrook Jackson credits Egerton with the first mention of Friedrich Nietzsche in English literature she refers to Nietzsche in Keynotes in 1893, three years before the first of Nietzsche s works was translated into English.

Comment 170 on “Keynotes and Discords

  1. Ronald Morton says:
    I don t blame them it must be so, as long as marriage is based on such unequal terms, as long as man demands from a wife as a right, what he must sue from a mistress as a favour until marriage becomes for many women a legal prostitution, a nightly degradation, a hateful yoke under which they age, mere bearers of children conceived in a sense of duty, not love They bear them, birth them, nurse them, and begin again without choice in the matter, growing old, unlovely, with all joy of living swallo [...]

  2. Katie says:
    I think I have found a new favourite author The stories are beautifully written and the plights of these different women are effortlessly inspiring and can be both heart wrenching and heart warming at the same time If you ever get a chance to read this book, do it You will never ever regret it.

  3. Fred says:
    This woman s writing is amazing Highly recommend her work and this is a nice edition with a critical introduction by the late, great Dr Sally Ledger A wonderful addition to my library of fin de si cle literature.

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