First published in 1848, a novel in which a woman flees from a disastrous marriage with her child to a desolate moorland mansion. It portrays one woman's struggle for independence at a time when law and society defined a married woman as her husband's property.
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"I will always order Lee A. Talley's Broadview edition of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, which I teach nearly every year. The historical and scholarly contexts are beautifully summarized. This is an eminently useful edition. Well done again, Broadview!"--Deborah Denenholz MorseBook Description:
'Frighteningly up-to-date tale of single motherhood and wife-battering' Independent
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 1980. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140431373