Women in the Literary Market 1800-1900

The Woman Who Didn’t
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The author’s first novel, The Woman Who Didn’t charts an unconsummated love affair on a boat between an Indian officer and an unhappily married woman. Aubrey Beardsley designed the book’s cover.

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Victoria Crosse [pseud. of Vivian Cory]. The Woman Who Didn’t. London: John Lane, 1895.
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early role models
entering the literary market
learned poets
getting into print
charlotte bronte and george eliot
sin and sensation
new women
L.T. Meade
the three volume format
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