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This book examines the gulf between principle and practice in the lives of late-Victorian intellectuals and social reformers known collectively as the "new thinkers". It combines social history, biography and feminist analysis. The author scrutinizes the marital and sexual relationships of this group of men and women - among them Havelock Ellis, Olive Schreiner, Eleanor Marx, Edward Aveling, Sidney and Beatrice Webb, George Bernard Shaw, H.G. Wells and Margaret Sanger.

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żA book of lasting importanceż INDEPENDENT
Examining the lives, and more importantly, the marriages and sexual relationships of this fascinating set of late-Victorian intellectuals and social reformers, THE NEW WOMEN AND THE OLD MEN brilliantly combines social history, biography and feminist analysis.

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‘A fusion of biography, social history, and analysis more absorbing than fiction . . . It is an unceasingly entertaining and stimulating exercise for the mind’ THE TIMES

‘Ruth Brandon writes with a crisp, incisive wit . . . [and] creates a powerful wish to explore her territory further’ SUNDAY TIMES

‘Fascinating’ SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY

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