Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Reading experience
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"Margaret Wharton"s parents were highly literate, and with their encouragement she entered a teaching training college in 1936, but they taught her nothing about sex: ""Though we read books like "Tess of the d"Urbervilles" and "Hatter"s Castle" both dealing with defloration of innocence and an ultimate baby, we drew no parallels and made no application to ourselves. I even read Radclyffe Hall"s classic story of lesbianism, The Well of Loneliness, without having the faintest idea of what it was about".

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Wharton, Margaret
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Notes
See Margaret Wharton, 'Recollections of a GI War Bride: A Wiltshire Childhood' (Gloucester, 1984) pp.132-3

How to cite this record

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/97643
Accessed on 2019/09/21 03:28:10

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Notes
See Margaret Wharton, 'Recollections of a GI War Bride: A Wiltshire Childhood' (Gloucester, 1984) pp.132-3

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/97643
Accessed on 2019/09/21 03:28:10

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