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The Story of Avis

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

“Success for a woman means absolute surrender, in whatever direction. Whether she paints a picture, or loves a man, there is no division of labor possible in her economy. To the attainment of any end worth living for, a symmetrical sacrifice of her nature is compulsory upon her." Thas is the dilemma this powerful and beautifully observed work centers around. Our heroine, Avis, a professor's daughter and a very talented painter; has to come to terms with marriage meaning potential sacrifice of her artistic career and future...

“Success for a woman means absolute surrender, in whatever direction. Whether she paints a picture, or loves a man, there is no division of labor possible in her economy. To the attainment of any end worth living for, a symmetrical sacrifice of her nature is compulsory upon her." Thas is the dilemma this powerful and beautifully observed work centers around. Our heroine, Avis, a professor's daughter and a very talented painter; has to come to terms with marriage meaning potential sacrifice of her artistic career and future...
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Genres:

Classics

Description:

“Success for a woman means absolute surrender, in whatever direction. Whether she paints a picture, or loves a man, there is no division of labor possible in her economy. To the attainment of any end worth living for, a symmetrical sacrifice of her nature is compulsory upon her." Thas is the dilemma this powerful and beautifully observed work centers around. Our heroine, Avis, a professor's daughter and a very talented painter; has to come to terms with marriage meaning potential sacrifice of her artistic career and future...

Language:

English

Narrators:

Alice Johnson

Length:

10h 20m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

21:11


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

20:38


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

24:08


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

25:22


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

29:20


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

34:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

24:43


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

35:16


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

36:40


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

18:23


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

34:13


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

11:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

25:41


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

23:43


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

21:27


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

34:06


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

23:08


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

11:01


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

33:55


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

25:10


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

20:05


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

17:24


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

25:07


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

22:16


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

21:35