Page wall post by The Brontë Society - The Brontë Society: Shirley published 26 October 1849. The first reviewer declared the opening chapter 'vulgar ... unnecessary ... disgusting' and divined...
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It is intriguing to learn about how important courtship was in that day and time.
A woman played a vital role in the selection of the man of her dreams. She was usually wooed, admired and sought after for long periods of time. Eventually, she chose her lifelong mate but not until she enjoyed the courting relationship. (Nancy Browning)