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  • Paperback
  • 608
  • The Well of Loneliness
  • Radclyffe Hall
  • English
  • 12 October 2017
  • 9781784870324

10 thoughts on “The Well of Loneliness

  1. says:

    it should be MANDATORY that everyone reads this book everyone there isn't anything too astounding about her writing style and nothing too deep about it either anyone could pick up this book and see clearly everything she's very clearly alluding

  2. says:

    If you are looking for cheerful and uplifting don’t start here the title gives it away The main protagonist is S

  3. says:

    what could have been a fascinating chronicle of a tough butch interloper challenging mainstream society becomes the drippy tale of a

  4. says:

    ‘God’ she gasped we believe; we have told You we believe We have not denied You then rise up and defend us Acknowledge us oh God before the whole world Give us also the right to our existence’ First things first the cover on this edition is absurdly unrepresentative of the book Second I liked the book I would even recommend

  5. says:

    I read The Well of Loneliness because of was very interested in reading novels on homosexuality I needed something to relate to The book centers around a girl whose father desperately wanted a boy and so named her Stephen Throughout her childhood Stephen is shown as a girl unlike others The way she carries herself the way she acts a

  6. says:

    this book was banned in England on publication in 1928 which of course made it a huge bestseller and as it was published in France and the USA it was easy to obtain copiesand of course it is so tame by today's standards the most explicit line in the book is she kissed her full on the lips like a lover but the powers that be in England judg

  7. says:

    If one thinks of The Well of Loneliness as having been written by a homophobic sexist straight man then it begins to make sense The central character and stand in for author Radclyffe Hall is not a self loathing lesbian at

  8. says:

    Recently in these parts I declared that this novel was so dull that today it is essentially unreadable and that its lasting importance has everything to do with history and not a thing to do with art And I still generally stand behind these sentiments BUTI read it And I kind of enjoyed it at least in parts I had based the above judgements on reading the first 60 pages or so in retrospect the weakest section of the enti

  9. says:

    James Douglas editor of the Sunday Express wrote Am well aware that sexual inversion and perversion are horrors which exist among us today They flaunt themselves in public places I would rather give a healthy boy or a healthy girl a phial of p

  10. says:

    Alternative title The deep deep pitiful well of loneliness I mean I knew this would be sad but I hoped it wouldn't

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The Well of Loneliness

Rk and today it is recognized as a landmark work of gay fictionThis edition contains extra information and archival material that tells the fascinating story behind The Well's controversial publication trial and ban in 19. If one thinks of The Well of Loneliness as having been written by a homophobic sexist straight man then it begins to make sense The

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Res during the First World War and beyond the novel provoked a furore on first publication in 1928 for its lesbian heroine and led to a notorious legal trial for obscenity Hall herself however saw the book as a pioneer wo. God she gasped we believe we have told You we believe We have not denied You then rise up and defend us Acknowledge us oh G

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The Well of Loneliness tells the story of tomboyish Stephen who hunts wears trousers and cuts her hair short and who gradually comes to realize that she is attracted to women Charting her romantic and professional adventu. what could have been a fascinating chronicle of a tough butch interloper challenging mainstream society becomes the drippy tale of a


About the Author: Radclyffe Hall

Marguerite Radclyffe Hall was born on the south coast of England Her mother may have battered her while her father a playboy known as 'Rat' ignored her In the drawing rooms of Edwardian society Marguerite made a small name for herself as a poet and librettist In 1907 she met a middle aged fashionable singer Mrs Mabel Batten known as 'Ladye who introduced her to influential people Batte