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Miss Gwilt

Wilkie Collins

Miss Gwilt

a drama in five acts. (Altered from the novel of "Armadale".)

by Wilkie Collins

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Published by Printed by Ranken and Co.] in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Fate and fatalism,
  • Men,
  • Fathers and sons

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Wilkie Collins. (Printed for the performance in the theatre only. Not published.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4494 .A82 1875
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25462572M
    LC Control Number27020156
    OCLC/WorldCa21994886

      The true story of Miss Gwilt's connection with the house in Pimlico and the people who inhabited it—a house rightly described as filled with wicked secrets, and people rightly represented as perpetually in danger of feeling the grasp of the law—was a story which coming events were yet to disclose: a story infinitely less revolting, and yet infinitely more terrible, than Allan or Allan's . Book/Printed Material Miss Gwilt: a drama in five acts. (Altered from the novel of "Armadale".) Also available in digital form. Contributor: Collins, Wilkie Date: ; Notated Music Women vs. men Women.

    event that had brought him face to face with Miss Gwilt was a change which it was not in his nature to hide from Allan's knowledge. He had spoken openly, and had spoken as it was in his character to speak. The merit of conquering his superstition was a merit which he shrank from claiming, until he had first. Miss Gwilt: A Drama in Five Acts. Altered from the Novel of Armadale. by Wilkie Collins. by Au Wilkie Collins (): Au Wilkie Collins: Books - or: Au Wilkie Collins.

      Lydia Gwilt takes up a position as a governess to gain entry to Alan Armadale’s social circle: her success at forging a reference, her beauty, her uncertain social origins, and her designs on the neighbourhood’s eligible bachelor make her an embodiment of all the most common fears and social tensions surrounding the appointment of governesses.   Armadale/Book the Third/Chapter VI. "With all my heart, sir! This is the point. I attach considerable importance—if nothing else can be done—to having Miss Gwilt privately looked after, as long as she stops at Thorpe Ambrose. It struck me just now at the door, Mr. Armadale, that what you are not willing to do for your own security, you.


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The outskirts of the little town of Thorpe Ambrose, on the side nearest to “the great house,” have earned some local celebrity as exhibiting the prettiest suburb of the kind to be found in East Norfolk.

Here the villas and gardens are for the most part built and laid out in excellent taste, the. Miss Gwilt. George Housman Thomas, Engraved by William Luson Thomas (Thomas's brother) From Wilkie Collins's novel Armadale, Vol.1, facing p Source: the Smith, Elder edition, uploaded to the Internet Archive by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Thomas illustrates another key meeting here, showing us Miss Gwilt for the first time not through Allan. Book the Second/Chapter XI: Miss Gwilt Among the Quicksands. The name is—Miss Gwilt." 2. From Miss Gwilt to Mrs. Oldershaw. The Cottage, Thorpe Ambrose, Saturday, June "If you will promise not to be alarmed, Mamma Oldershaw, I will begin this letter in a very odd way, by copying a page of a letter written by somebody else.

You have an. Miss Gwilt, perhaps fiction's first femme fatale, is a beautiful, sensual, flame-haired temptress. She is also a bigamist, dope addict, forger, and the very least, and probably the book's most intelligent personage. BOOK THE SECOND: CHAPTER V.

MOTHER OLDERSHAW ON HER GUARD. _From Mrs. Oldershaw (Diana Street, Pimlico) to Miss Gwilt (West Place, Old Brompton)_.

"Ladies' Toilet Repository, June 20th, Eight in the Evening. "MY DEAR LYDIA — About three hours have passed, as well as I can remember, since I pushed you unceremoniously inside my house in.

them already from the lurking-place that hid Miss Gwilt--the two sat down, unconscious of the future, with the book between them; and applied themselves to the study of the law of marriage, with a grave resolution to understand it, which, in two such students, was nothing less than a burlesque in itself.

book " oversteps, in more than one direction the limits of what he labels the (t Clap-trap morality " of the day. Critics who have focused only on the crimes of the novel's villain, the outrageous Miss Gwilt, have overlooked the book's undeniable emphasis on sexuality, specifically the.

BOOK III CHAPTER X. MISS GWILT'S DIARY'July 21st, Monday night, eleven o'clockMidwinter has just left me. We parted by my desire at the path out of the coppice. Nine days had passed, and the tenth day was nearly at an end, since Miss Gwilt and her pupil had taken their morning walk in the cottage garden.

The night was overcast. Since sunset, there had been signs in the sky from which the popular forecast had predicted rain. The reception-rooms at the great house were all empty and dark.BOOK THE THIRD: CHAPTER VII.

THE MARTYRDOM OF MISS GWILT. The outskirts of the little town of Thorpe Ambrose, on the side nearest to "the great house," have earned some local celebrity as exhibiting the prettiest suburb of the kind to be found in East Norfolk.being a coincidence at all, the morning on which Miss Gwilt lost her patience proved to be also the morning on which the doctor lost his confidence for the first time.

"No news, of course," he said, sitting down with a heavy sigh. "Well! well!" Miss Gwilt looked up at him irritably from her work. "You seem strangely depressed this morning," she.