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The Romance of a Shop

by Amy Levy

It centers around the Lorimer sisters who decide to open their own photography business after the death of their father leaves them in poverty. The novel examines the opportunities and difficulties of urban life for the "New Woman" in the late 19th century, and explores themes of independence and questioning of social norms.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1888

Author

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Amy Levy

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Amy Judith Levy was a British essayist, poet, and novelist best remembered for her literary gifts; her experience as the first Jewish woman at Cambridge University and as a pioneering woman student at...

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