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The Daughters of Danaus (Large Print Edition)

by Mona Caird

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

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  • Fiction / General

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages518
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11978379M
    ISBN 101434650421
    ISBN 109781434650429

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The Daughters of Danaus reveals the power of marriage and the family hold in controlling the lives of talented, spirited women; but unlike other oppressed heroines of the period, Hadria and her feminism both survive.

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The Daughters of Danaus is an important and welcome edition." —Elaine Showalter, author of Toward a Feminist Poetics. This reissue of an novel by prolific English author Caird () is noteworthy for its unequivocal rejection of Victorian ideals of femininity.

Highly principled Hadria is implausibly. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. The daughters of Danaus Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This :   The Daughters of Danaus As adults, Danaus and Aegyptus (who had fifty sons) got into a horrible fight.

“As they afterwards quarreled concerning the kingdom, Danaus feared the sons of Aeyptus,” Pseudo-Apollodorus says, so Danaus packed up his daughters and fled to Greece, winding up in his ancestral town of Argos.

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Danaus did not want his daughters to go ahead with the marriages and he fled with them in the first boat built to Argos, which is located in Greece near the ancient city of Mycenae. Danaus agreed to the marriage of his daughters only after. Book from Project Gutenberg: The Daughters of Danaus.

An icon used to represent a menu that can be toggled by interacting with this icon. The Daughters of Danaus reveals the power of marriage and the family hold in controlling the lives of talented, spirited women; but unlike other oppressed heroines of the period, Hadria and her feminism both survive.

The books includes a trailblazing essay on marriage published by Caird, a visionary novelist and social : Mona Caird. The Daughters of Danaus by Mona Caird. Published in in the age of the “New Woman,” The Daughters of Danaus by Mona Caird is a novel that protests marriage as an oppressive institution.

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One escapes to a profession in London and eventually a decent marriage while the heroine, Hadria, vows to become a composer in Paris, but is thwarted" The Daughters of Danaus is a popular book by Mona Caird. Read The Daughters of Danaus, free online version of the book by Mona Caird, on Mona Caird's The Daughters of Danaus consists of 51 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of The Daughters of Danaus which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. Driven out of Egypt by his brother, Danaus fled with his 50 daughters (the Danaides) to Argos, where he became king.

Soon thereafter the 50 sons of Aegyptus also arrived in Argos. The sons of Aegyptus presented themselves to Danaus' daughters and asked to marry them and unfortunately, Danaus - having no choice - was forced to consent to their marriage with his daughters.

Family. Danaus, was the son of King Belus of Egypt and the naiad Achiroe, daughter of the river god was the twin brother of Aegyptus, king of Arabia while Euripides adds two others, Cepheus, king of Ethiopia and Phineus, betrothed of Andromeda.

Danaus had fifty daughters, the Danaides, 12 of whom were born to the naiad Polyxo; six to Pieria; two to Elephantis; four to queen Europe. The Daughters of Danaus. By. Mona Caird. 0 (0 Reviews) Published: Pages: 0. Downloads: 2, Share This. The Daughters of Danaus. By. Mona Caird.

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The Daughters of Danaus is the moving story of a girl trying to find happiness in a world full of uncomfortable and even cruel realities. About the Author. Alice Mona Caird () was a British novelist and essayist whose feminist views sparked controversy in the late 19th century.

Caird published her first two novels, Whom Nature Leadeth Reviews: 1.In Daughters of Danaus, Mona Caird manages to create a "problem" novel that does not ignore realism, plot, and good characterization. True, the novel is very talky, and a massive proportion of its bulk is a series of arguments between various characters on a woman's place.