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Constance Ring

Constance Ring( )
Author: Skram, Amalie
Translator: Messick, Judith
Hanson, Katherine
Series title:European Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8101-1967-3
Publication Date:Nov 2002
Publisher:Northwestern University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

A scathing attack on the double standard of sexual morality

Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.125 x 7.75 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds
Author Biography
Skram, Amalie (Author)
Amalie Skram was a scandalous figure at the time of the Modern Breakthrough: not only a divorced woman, but a writer on topics not deemed suitable for a lady. Her hard-hitting naturalism and exposes of social injustice and sexist sexual mores shocked many people. In Constance Ring (1885), for example, Skram explores the trauma caused by the societal expectation that women, raised in ignorance and married to men they do not love, should nevertheless become warm sexual partners. 020



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