The Odd Women

By George Gissing ; Patricia Ingham | Go to book overview

CONTENTS
1. THE FOLD AND THE SHEPHERD5
2. ADRIFT11
3. AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN25
4. MONICA'S MAJORITY31
5. THE CASUAL ACQUAINTANCE46
6. A CAMP OF THE RESERVE59
7. A SO CIAL ADVANCE72
8. COUSIN EVERARD87
9. THE SIMPLE FAITH100
10. FIRST PRINCIPLES110
11. AT NATURE'S BIDDING120
12. WEDDINGS130
13. DISCORD OF LEADERS142
14. MOTIVES MEETING155
15. THE JOYS OF HOME167
16. HEALTH FROM THE SEA181
17. THE TRIUMPH,194
18. A REINFORCEMENT209
19. THE CLANK OF THE CHAINS219
20. THE FIRST LIE227
21. TOWARDS THE DECISIVE235
22. HONOUR IN DIFFICULTIES247
23. IN AMBUSH262
24. TRACKED271
25. THE FATE OF THE IDEAL281
26. THE UNIDEAL TESTED297
27. THE REASCENT310
28. THE BURDEN OF FUTILE SOULS325
29. CONFESSION AND COUNSEL338
30. RETREAT WITH HONOUR352
31. A NEW BEGINNING362

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • THE ODD WOMEN i
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS vi
  • Introduction vii
  • NOTE ON THE TEXT xxvi
  • SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY xxviii
  • A CHRONOLOGY OF GEORGE GISSING xxx
  • Contents 4
  • 1 - The Fold and the Shepherd 5
  • 2 - Adrift 11
  • 3 - An Independent Woman 25
  • 4 - Monica's Majority 31
  • 5 - The Casual Acquaintance 46
  • 6 - A Camp of the Reserve 59
  • 7 - A Social Advance 72
  • 8 - Cousin Everard 87
  • 9 - The Simple Faith 100
  • 10 - First Principles 110
  • 11 - At Nature's Bidding 120
  • 12 - Weddings 130
  • 13 - Discord of Leaders 142
  • 14 - Motives Meeting 155
  • 15 - The Joys of Home 167
  • 16 - Health from the Sea 181
  • 17 - The Triumph 194
  • 18 - A Reinforcement 209
  • 19 - The Clank of the Chains 219
  • 20 - The First Lie 227
  • 21 - Towards the Decisive 235
  • 22 - Honour in Difficulties 247
  • 23 - In Ambush 262
  • 24 - Tracked 271
  • 25 - The Fate of the Ideal 281
  • 26 - The Unideal Tested 297
  • 27 - The Reascent 310
  • 28 - The Burden of Futile Souls 325
  • 29 - Confession and Counsel 338
  • 30 - Retreat with Honour 352
  • 31 - A New Beginning 362
  • EXPLANATORY NOTES 372
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