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Sons and lovers

by:Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930

Because of his domineering mother, Paul is unable to fully love Miriam.

Editions:1207  Date:1900 - 2018  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Bildungsromans, Autobiographical fiction

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Ethan Frome

by:Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937

On a poor farm near Starkfield in western Massachusetts, Ethan Frome struggles to wrest a living from the land, unassisted by his whining and hypochondrialcal wife Zeena. When Zeena's young cousin Mattie Silver is left destitute, and only place she can go is Ethan's farm. An embittered and man and an enchanting young woman meeting in such circumstances unleash predictable consequences as passions are aroused between the three protagonists.

Editions:687  Date:1900 - 2018  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Love stories, Romance fiction

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by:Eliot, George, 1819-1880

A portrait of 19th century English provincial life focusing on Dorothea Brooks and her two marriages, Dr. Lydgate, and the Vincy family.

Editions:796  Date:1800 - 2019  Genre(s):Bildungsromans, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Didactic fiction, Love stories

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The way of all flesh

by:Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902

Butler's thinly veiled account of his own upbringing in a God-fearing Christian family depicts the self-righteous hypocrisy underlying nineteenth-century domestic life.

Editions:782  Date:1093 - 2019  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Bildungsromans, Autobiographical fiction

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Washington Square

by:James, Henry, 1843-1916

The shy and sweet daughter of a well-to-do physician, Catherine Sloper seems destined for lifelong spinsterhood until the sudden appearance of a dashing suitor who proposes marriage. Her adored father suspects the would-be fianceĢ of fortune-hunting and threatens her with disinheritance, forcing Catherine to choose between lover and father.

Editions:713  Date:1880 - 2019  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Love stories

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East of Eden

by:Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968

This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families--the Trasks and the Hamiltons--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

Editions:551  Date:1900 - 2017  Genre(s):Historical fiction, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction


The house of the spirits

by:Allende, Isabel

The Trueba family embodies strong feelings from the beginning of the 20th century through the assassination of Allende in 1973.

Editions:659  Date:1900 - 2018  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction


Anne of the island

by:Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942

Continues the adventures of Anne Shirley and her friends at college.

Editions:450  Date:1826 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, History, Campus fiction

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The rainbow

by:Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930

The story of three generations of a Nottingham family whose love affairs move backward and forward across the years.

Editions:577  Date:1915 - 2018  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction

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The sound and the fury

by:Faulkner, William, 1897-1962

First published in 1929, Faulkner created his "heart's darling," the beautiful and tragic Caddy Compson, whose story Faulkner told through separate monologues by her three brothers--the idiot Benjy, the neurotic suicidal Quentin and the monstrous Jason. From the Trade Paperback edition. The novel reveals the story of the disintegration of the Compson family, doomed inhabitants of Faulkner's mythical Yoknapatawpha County, through the interior monologues of the idiot Benjy and his brothers, Quentin and Jason.

Editions:705  Date:1900 - 2018  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction


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