Regiment of women

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Greenwood Press , Westport, Conn
Women teachers -- Fiction., Lesbians -- Fic
StatementClemence Dane [i.e. W. Ashton].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.A8286 Re 1978, PR6001.S5 Re 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination345 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4729051M
ISBN 100313205825
LC Control Number78017055
OCLC/WorldCa4036485

Set in a mythical future, Regiment of Women is a weird jambalaya of a novel. Gender norms have been swapped, with women being the dominant sex. Men can be raped, harassed by female hooligans on the streets, sexually molested by dirty old women and denied ownership of stores they run.

But the novel cant make up its mind what it wants to be/5. The world of "Regiment of Women" is no utopia, the rule of women is no more benign or benevolent than that of men, and maybe that is Berger's point.

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Free download or read online A Monstrous Regiment of Women pdf (ePUB) (Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Laurie R.

King. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this mystery, historical story are Mary 4/5. Discuss the theological point of view of Monstrous Regiment, and how Mary's journey deep into the Bible at once illuminates the novel's ideas – about money, love, faith, Regiment of women book charity – and how it helps to move the mystery forward.

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But in this cautionary burlesque, stereotypical Women's Lib readings of sexism (bolstered by relevant chapter pronouncements from the past), are applied to men &#; like chastity belts or bound feet.

In this ( plus) future men have been. The world of "Regiment of Women" is no utopia, the rule of women is no more benign or benevolent than that of men, and maybe that is Berger's point.

But it isn't. The novel isn't political, it isn't about and has nothing to do with Feminism, it has no point to teach. There is nothing about how or why 'men surrendered their [evil] grip on the /5(8). A Monstrous Regiment of Women is the second novel in Laurie R. Kings Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series.

I have very mixed feelings regarding this book. Right until the end this was going to go on my favorites shelf and could only receive a 5 star rating but there is a twist at the end that has left me disappointed and uncomfortable for 4/5. Buy a cheap copy of A Monstrous Regiment of Women book by Laurie R.

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Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: Diversion Books. The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstruous Regiment of Women is a polemical work by the Scottish reformer John Knox, published in It attacks female monarchs, arguing that rule by females is contrary to the Bible.

6 Further reading. 7 External links. The title employs certain words in spellings and senses that are now archaic. A Monstrous Regiment of Women is probably my favorite book in the Mary Russell series.

The plot, the characters and the place all come together so perfectly and the action moves at a good pace that I was very bored. While this is the second book in the series, it was one of the last ones I read. It was very hard for me to find a copy. Before John Knox returned home from exile to become a hero of the Scottish Reformation, he penned a shocking polemic against women in roles of authority: The First Blast of the Trumpet against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.

The diatribe, which he planned to follow with a second and third blast, set the stage for a tumultuous relationship with. A Monstrous Regiment of Women: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (A Mary Russell Mystery series) by Laurie R.

King. Winner of the Nero Wolfe AwardIt is and Mary Russell--Sherlock Holmes's brilliant apprentice, now an Oxford graduate with a degree in theology--is on the verge of acquiring a.

Get this from a library. Regiment of women. [Thomas Berger] -- A bizarre sex role reversal novel in the world of the future where feminism has run completely amuck. Boys are raised to be passive and girls are raised to be tough, mean, and aggressive.

The women. The Latinate phrase ‘monstruous regiment’ means ‘unnatural rule’, and in this highly misogynistic work, Knox argues that the idea of women ruling goes against the laws of God and nature.

He argues that female rule challenges the God-given authority of men over women, and that women are incompetent to rule, being weak, foolish and cruel.

History has been made. The U.S. Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment has become the first special operations unit to have a woman meet the standards of. Genre/Form: Psychological fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dane, Clemence. Regiment of women.

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King ONE. Sunday, 26 December-Monday, 27 December. The pouch went into an inner pocket along with a pencil stub, some folded sheets of paper, and a small book on Rabbi Akiva that I’d been saving for a treat. I took a last look at my refuge, locked the door behind me, and carried my rubber.

Now in A Monstrous Regiment of Women Mary's adventures as Holmes's sidekick continue. She progressively hones her skills as a super sleuth while advancing her academic studies in Oxford.

A chance encounter with an old friend leads Mary to Margery Childe, a enthusiastic leader of an organization called the New Temple of God, a bizarre 4/5(86). : REGIMENT OF WOMEN: Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket.

From the personal library of Thomas Berger. Some edge wear with a small tear at the top corner of the jacket front and a one inch tear and long crease on the back of the jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover.

A Monstrous Regiment of Women A Mary Russell Novel by Laurie King ISBN ISBN About this Guide The following author biography and list of questions about A Monstrous Regiment of Women are intended as resources to aid individual readers and book groups who would like to learn more about the author and this Size: 75KB.

This book is a detailed study of the domestic background of life in the Victorian army. It describes the lives of women who lived on the edge of the regimental community as wives, daughters, prostitutes, lovers and workers. It examines the development of policy on marriage of men in the ranks and discusses the links between the military regulation of marriage and Victorian legislation on.

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A Monstrous Regiment of Women Book Summary and Study Guide. Laurie R. King Booklist Laurie R. King Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Monstrous Regiment of Women; Mary Russell becomes involved with a semi-religious group which is headed by a intriguing woman named Margery Childe.

Russell finds the group interesting because of. A Monstrous Regiment of Women A Mary Russell Novel (Book): King, Laurie R.: A Monstrous Regiment of Women continues Mary Russell's adventures as a worthy student of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and as an ever more skilled sleuth in her own right.

Looking for respite in London after a stupefying visit from relatives, Mary encounters a friend from Oxford.

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A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Book): King, Laurie R.: A Monstrous Regiment of Women continues Mary Russell's adventures as a worthy student of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and as an ever more skilled sleuth in her own right.

Looking for respite in London after a stupefying visit from relatives, Mary encounters a friend from Oxford. A Monstrous Regiment of Women Laurie R. King, Author St. Martin's Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. King first teamed Mary Russell with.

Book Description. In The First Blast, Knox argues that women should not rule in government, as it is unnatural and contrary to the was a protestant in Scotland, facing opposition and persecution at the hands of Roman Catholic queens at the time he wrote it.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - tzelman - LibraryThing. Odd gender-consciousness role reversal--where men are frequent objects of sexual harassment, sexual intercourse is forbidden, and procreation takes place by artificial insemination.

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It matters not that this female regiment played a minor role in both the INA and the events of World War II.