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Description - Cometh Up as a Flower, Volume I (Dodo Press) by Rhoda Broughton

Rhoda Broughton (1840-1920) was a novelist. During her lifetime she was one of the Queens of the Circulating Libraries. She developed a taste for literature, especially poetry, as a young girl. Her first two novels appeared in 1867 in Dublin University Magazine. By 1890 she had published 14 novels over a period of 30 years in Bentley publishing house. She never got rid of the reputation of creating fast heroines with easy morals, which was true enough for her early novels, and thus suffered from the idea of her work being merely slight and sensational. Very often Broughton's women are strong characters and with them she manages to subvert traditional images of femininity. This culminates in A Waif's Progress (1905), in which Broughton creates a married couple who turns everything traditional upside down and the wife fulfills the stereotypes of an older, rich husband. Her other works include Cometh Up as a Flower (1867), Nancy (1873), Doctor Cupid (1886) and A Beginner (1893).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781409902133
ISBN-10: 1409902137
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Dodo Press
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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