Uncommon Arrangements Seven Portraits of Married Life in London Literary Circles 1910-1939 by Katie Roiphe

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Feminist writer Vera Brittain proposed that she and her husband, George Catlin, be joined in their household by her. There are many other couples I can think of who had uncommon arrangements: Graham Greene and his wife, Edith Wharton and her husband, Margaret Sanger and her husband.

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What parallels and complete opposites exist between Jane Austen's novels and the members of these circles. How might Jane Austen's characters have responded to the uncommon arrangements described in this book.

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Roiphe's work examines seven literary London couples between and Uncommon Arrangements Seven Portraits of Married Life in London Literary Circles, (Book): Roiphe, Katie. But whatever the reason, if there ever was a thinking person's excuse to read about the marriages of others, it's found in Roiphe's intelligent, absorbing Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Portraits of Married Life in London Literary Circles - In some ways, Roiphe's book is the sequel to Phyllis Rose's excellent "Parallel Lives.".

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