4 edition of Ann Veronica and Boon found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 54 p. :|
|Number of Pages||43|
|2||The Works of H.G. Wells - Volume 13|
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One married as he wished and one against his wishes, and now here was Ann Veronica, his little Vee, discontented with her beautiful, safe, and sheltering home, going about with hatless friends to Socialist meetings and art-class dances, and displaying a disposition to carry her scientific ambitions to unwomanly lengths.
"Now look here, Veronica, let us be plain with each other. Even WITH the Censorship of Plays there's hardly a decent thing to which a man can take his wife and daughters, a creeping taint of suggestion everywhere.
Wells, Boon New York: George H. She went about, intent-looking and self-possessed, trim and fine, concealing her emotions whatever they were, as the realities of her position opened out before her. It was in the quiet streets and squares toward Oxford Street that it first came into her head disagreeably that she herself was being followed.
" she said at last. who retailed a store of faded learning in the Tredgold laboratory. We are the species, and maternity is our game; that's all right, but nobody wants that admitted for fear we should all catch fire, and set about fulfilling the purpose of our beings without waiting for further explanations. "I regret that you should ever have proposed it," he went on. I am five-and-thirty, and I have knocked about in the world and tasted the quality of life. " "I don't think they are this Ann Veronica and Boon, and I don't think they are to you.
The children made us slaves, and the men took advantage of it. Biological functionality plays a crucial role in the novel just on this literal level, but more broadly in the thematic sense.
Michael Dirda,review of Nina Berberova's The Dangerous Life of the Baroness Budberg, in the Washington Post, 22 May 2005•
Manning, and glanced round hastily for further horticultural points of interest in secluded corners.
Her answer was not quite ready.
Just the kind of hypocrisy one could expect from the Left these days.
"Maternity," she said, "has been our undoing.
His ideas about girls and women were of a sentimental and modest quality; they were creatures, he thought, either too bad for a modern vocabulary, and then frequently most undesirably desirable, or too pure and good for life.
" Reception [ ] Henry James was offended by Boon and an exchange of letters ensued.