May Sinclair, The Judgment of Eve

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May Sinclair’s novella

The Judgement of Eve

was first published in

Everybody’s Magazine

17 (September 1907). The first book edition was published in 1908, with illustrations by John Wolcott Adams, by Harper and Brothers in the UK and US. It was republished in 1914 by Hutchinson and Co in the UK alongside seven of Sinclair’s short stories, “The Return of the Prodigal”, “The Gift”, “The Fault”, “Wilkinson’s Wife”, “Miss Tarrant’s Temperament”, “Appearances”, and “The Wrackham Memoirs”, as

The Judgement of Eve and Other Stories


The Judgement of Eve

is a compressed and intense portrayal of the mental and physical dissolution of a woman, Aggie Gatty, after she has borne seven children in the seven years she has been married to her husband, Arthur Gatty.…

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Citation: Schwab-Graham, Milena. "The Judgment of Eve". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 18 January 2024 [, accessed 25 July 2024.]

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