Written in the 1840s and published here for the first time, Julia Ward Howe's novel about a hermaphrodite is unlike anything of its time--or, in truth, of our own. Narrated by Laurence, who is raised and lives as a man, is loved by men and women alike, and can respond to neither, this unconventional story explores the understanding "that fervent hearts must borrow the disguise of art, if they would win the right to express, in any outward form, the internal fire that consumes them." Laurence describes his repudiation by his ...

The Hermaphrodite 2009, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803218871

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The Hermaphrodite 2004, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803224155

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