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spinster

a novel wherein a nineteenth century girl finds her place in the twentieth

by Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt and Company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sarah N. Cleghorn.
ContributionsHenry Holt and Company., Quinn & Boden Company.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C588 S, PS3505.L58 S65 1916
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 326, [4] p. ;
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23339095M
LC Control Number16009069

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From Readers' Favorite Book Award winner Becky Monson comes the first book in a chick lit romance series that will keep you laughing. Julia Dorning is a spinster, or at least on the road to becoming one.   The spinster book by Reed, Myrtle, Publication date Topics Courtship, Marriage Publisher New York and London, G.P. Putnam's Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Brigham Young University Contributor Harold B. Lee Library Language English "Set up and electrotyped September, ; reprinted November, "Pages:


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In the first pages of Spinster, Kate Bolick writes, Ive always known that a book will find you when you need to be found and she couldnt be more right.

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A New York Times Book Review Notable Book “Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman’s existence.” So begins Spinster, a revelatory and slyly erudite look at the pleasures and possibilities of remaining her own experiences as a starting point, journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick invites us into her carefully considered /5().

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“Spinster is a triumph, a provocative and moving exploration of what it means for a woman to chart her own course.” —Malcolm Gladwell, author of David and Goliath “Kate Bolick’s Spinster will take your breath away.

Writing with a bold vision and in incandescent prose, Bolick gives us a user’s guide to going solo — and a gorgeous. The Seahorse Spinster. likes 1 talking about this. ArtFollowers: It also makes the book seem disingenuous: all this celebration of the spinster, only to be rescued in the end.

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Spinster introduces a cast of pioneering women from the last century whose genius, tenacity, and flair for drama have emboldened Bolick to fashion her life on her own terms: columnist Neith Boyce, essayist Maeve Brennan, social visionary Charlotte Perkins Gilman, poet Edna St.

Vincent Millay, and novelist Edith Wharton. By animating their. In Spinster, her new book on the single life, Kate Bolick, possessed of all three, instead describes unmarried existence as one of long conversations, hard Author: Lydia Kiesling.

And a book called Spinster that excludes Olive and the rest of the literary spinster pantheon while honoring Isabel Archer does violence to my soul as a. The Spinster Book by Myrtle Reed. Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store : B&R Samizdat Express.

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a spinner in the sun. love affairs of literary men. Fair warning: this isn’t really a book review in the traditional sense. Not even like the reviews I’ve written previously for my blog. In Spinster, Kate Bolick weaves together her story of being single with the lives of the five awakeners that lead her to that I found as I read this book, I keep having moments of recognizing myself in the pages.

‘Spinster’ and ‘Bachelor’ Were, UntilOfficial Terms for Single People Being single is hard enough without these pejoratives. An unknown woman spinning, circa   Spinster Lit.

Kate Bolick’s Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own, part memoir, part biographical polemic, explores the author’s own life through the lens of the lives of five historical women dubbed “spinsters” in their day. The book is a cornucopia of information, and Bolick demonstrates her mastery of the craft by.

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At a time when unmarried women had limited options for hurrying along a romance, the advice presented here is certain to have helped many.

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