The Resource No name, (ebook)

No name, (ebook)

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No name
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eng
Summary
Magdalen Vanstone and her sister Norah learn the true meaning of social stigma in Victorian England only after the traumatic discovery that their dearly loved parents, whose sudden deaths have left them orphans, were not married at the time of their birth. Disinherited by law and brutally ousted from Combe-Raven, the idyllic country estate which has been their peaceful home since childhood, the two young women are left to fend for themselves. While the submissive Norah follows a path of duty and hardship as a governess, her high-spirited and rebellious younger sister has made other decisions. Determined to regain her rightful inheritance at any cost, Magdalen uses her unconventional beauty and dramatic talent in recklessly pursuing her revenge. Aided by the audacious swindler Captain Wragge, she braves a series of trials leading up to the climactic test: can she trade herself in marriage to the man she loathes? Written in the early 1860s, between The Woman in White and The Moonstone, No Name was rejected as immoral by critics of its time, but is today regarded as a novel of outstanding social insight, showing Collins at the height of his powers
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Midwest
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1824-1889
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Collins, Wilkie
Dewey number
823/.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1945-
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  • Blain, Virginia
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Series statement
Oxford world's classics
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  • Disinheritance
  • Illegitimacy
  • Young women
  • Orphans
  • Sisters
  • Electronic books
  • England
Target audience
adult
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No name, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609774899
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11462745
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remote
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11462745
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MWT11462745
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
No name, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609774899
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11462745
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11462745
System control number
MWT11462745
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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