THE EDUCATION OF HARRIET HATFIELD; A Novel. May SARTON.
THE EDUCATION OF HARRIET HATFIELD; A Novel

THE EDUCATION OF HARRIET HATFIELD; A Novel

NY: Norton, (1989). Second printing. 8vo, pp. 320. A very good copy in dj. Signed by the author: "May Sarton | For Pat with love | M | June 10, 1989" Item #59188

Summers notes: "Of her nineteen novels, perhaps The Education of Harriet Hatfield (1989) and Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing (1965) most closely focus on the awakening of a lesbian identity. The Education of Harriet Hartfield is particularly frightening; the opening of a woman centered bookstore leads to violence - and difficult questions for the protagonist. Here Sarton confronts homophobia dead-on. (page 637, Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage, (1995). "

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