Love, marriage, and irony in Barbara Pym's novels

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In this study on Barbara Pym's novels, the focus is first on the two basic ironies in love-marriage relations: irony of dilemma in which marriage is seen is as the end of romantic love; and irony of situation in which excellent but plain-looking women are deprived of the chance to express their basic need for love.

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Lee, Sun-Hee May 1991.

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Lee, Sun-Hee. Love, marriage, and irony in Barbara Pym's novels, dissertation, May 1991; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc332613/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .