The New Women and the Old Men: Love, Sex and the Women Question: Love, Sex and the Woman Question

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'This is a book of lasting importance, a marker of shifting expectations in the male-female relationships of the West.' IndependentThe New Women and the Old Men is a group biography of the late-Victorian intellectuals and social reformers know collectively as the 'New Thinkers'. This extraordinary group of men and women consisted of Havelock Ellis, Olive Schreiner, Eleanor Marx, Edward Aveling, Sidney and Beatrice Webb, George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Wells and Margaret Sanger. Brilliantly combining social history, biography and feminist analysis, Ruth Brandon scrutinizes the marital and sexual relationships of this fascinating set.

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¿A book of lasting importance¿ 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.

Praise for THE NEW WOMEN AND THE OLD MEN

‘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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This is a group biography of the late-Victorian intellectuals and social reformers known collectively as the "New Thinkers". This extraordinary group of men and women included Eleanor Marx, Sidney and Beatrice Webb, George Bernard Shaw and H.G. Wells.

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