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The old wives tale, 1595.

by George Peele

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Published by Printed for the Malone society by H. Hart at the Oxford university press] in [London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe Malone society reprints -- 1908, Malone Society reprints -- 1908.
ContributionsGreg, W. W. 1875-1959.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2734 .O4 1908
The Physical Object
Paginationix p., 2 L., [42] p.
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17969028M
LC Control Number09028802
OCLC/WorldCa1388575

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Bennett traces the sisters' lives from childhood in their father's drapery shop in provincial Bursley, England, during the mid-Victorian era, through their married lives.

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G. Wells First published inThe Old Wives’ Tale.In The Old Wives' Tale, Arnold Bennett tells the story of two such old wives, sisters Constance and Sophia, from youth, through marriage, heartbreak, triumphs and disasters, to old age. In doing so, he reveals with careful compassion the intense inner lives that .