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Their Husbands Wives (1906) William Dean Howells

Their Husbands Wives (1906)

William Dean Howells

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ISBN : 9780548625637
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188 pages
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1904. From the Introduction: In a certain sense all wives are Their Husbands Wives, but in naming their little collection of tales, of varied interest but of single purport, the editors have had peculiarly in mind those wives who perpetuate in theMore1904. From the Introduction: In a certain sense all wives are Their Husbands Wives, but in naming their little collection of tales, of varied interest but of single purport, the editors have had peculiarly in mind those wives who perpetuate in the latest woman the ideal of the earliest. It is an ideal which shines alike through the tender humor of Mr. Clemenss charming fantasy of the primal world, Mrs. Stuart Phelpss romance of our great, everyday, latter-day life, Mrs. Roachs interesting study of the truest and most modern of types, Mr. Pottles rather grimly faithful portrayal of a situation for more frequent in marriage than has been owned, Mr. Hibbards delicate divination of the secret of a womans soul, and Mrs. Ellery Channings hopeful and delightful hypothesis in a region of the heart perhaps too little explored by practical science.