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Harriet Marwood, Governess: A Victorian Novel

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Glassco's long poem about flagellation, Squire Hardman, was privately printed in '67. The poem was inspired by The Rodiad (1871), falsely ascribed to George Colman the Younger. Glassco continued the hoax by claiming his own poem a republication of an 18th century original by Colman. Glassco's The Temple of Pederasty, about sado-masochism & male homosexuality, was simil ...more
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Published June 1986 by Grove Press (first published January 1st 1909)
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Eric K.
Oct 22, 2007 rated it it was amazing
I don't know why the GR entry is wrong, this book is by John Glassco. Glassco won a "Governor General's Award" (for his poetry), which made him more or less the Canadian equivalent of an American Poet Laureate. He is an acclaimed and respected author.

Harriet Marwood, Governess, is an extraordinarily highbrow and exquisitely literary masterpiece in a genre that can only be called "bdsm pr0n."

Interestingly, there are many differences between an e-book copy available for $1 by Internet-based Olymp
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Bob
Jul 11, 2007 rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotica
A twisted love story set in Victorian England. Harriett Marwood become the governess of a teenage boy who has lost his mother and needs to be home school. Over time through excessive use of the strap, cane and birch Ms. Marwood converts young Richard to her way of thinking....with an interesting ending.
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John Glassco 2 5 Sep 18, 2014 10:59PM  
Books can be attributed to "Anonymous" for several reasons:

* They are officially published under that name
* They are traditional stories not attributed to a specific author
* They are religious texts not generally attributed to a specific author

Books whose authorship is merely uncertain should be attributed to Unknown.
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