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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 'Double Line to the Terminus' : Marriage, Sex, Romance and Joseph Furphy
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'This article reads Furphy's fiction in the context of his own failed marriage. It notes Furphy's interest in sex and romance, and his insistence on a degree of sexual realism despite the inhibitions of Victorian decorum. Referring to some of the unstated elements in the story of Alf Morris and Molly Cooper and the more ludicrous treatments of sex in Such is Life, and the rape story in Rigby's Romance, the article argues that Furphy contributes to our understanding of sexual behaviour in nineteenth century Australia.' (Author's abstract)

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    y separately published work icon JASAL Joseph Furphy Centenary Issue vol. 13 no. 1 2013 6115689 2013 periodical issue 2013
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