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a.1.Destitute of men.
2.Unmanly; inhuman.
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A property (on the left) at the junction with Manless Terrace has an inscription on the gable -"Miners Accident Hospital 1883"- which serves as a reminder of this area's importance as an ironstone mining centre during the Victorian era.
Yet Cleves also suggests that however much the women's relationship resembled a marriage, their manless household afforded each of them a degree of legal autonomy that women in legal marriages lost under coverture.
Roberts, like Watson, is attentive to "gender trouble" in Jefferson, and counts Joanna, along with other unmarried white women in Faulkner, as a "maladjusted, predatory, manless woman judged by her access to or denial of 'normal' sexual relations or the possibility of marriage, marginal to the favored definitions of the feminine in the South" (150).
Manless shirts, sweaters, jackets, pants, even hats.
He said that, in the future: "I see a manless Air Force.
We can understand the wider significance of the rape that opens the novel as a kind of social (and physical) violence directed against the manless, childless women who occupy the bottom of the village hierarchy, and the potential significance of the rape-revenge murders perpetrated against two men and a mother.
she] has rushed in where angels fear to tread to rescue the middle-aged and manless woman from her lonely plight.
We will be, laments Parker in her obligatory chapter on Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues, so "awash in vaginaism," that we are nothing beyond "vaginas on the plain seeking out other vaginas with which to hold hands and gaze unlongingly into the silky night of a manless moon.
Netikon Leojuba is the latest addition to the manless village.
Mobius was himself a regular lecturer on such topics, and gave his own talk at the Trades Hall soon after Goldman left the city in late April 1907; see "'The Landless Man, The Manless Land and the Dog in the Manger:' Prof.
Shulman's heroine experiences many then-predictable disasters: illegal abortion, bodily self-hatred, feeling worthless when manless, marital rape.