Shulman's heroine experiences many then-predictable disasters: illegal abortion, bodily self-hatred, feeling worthless when manless
, marital rape.
1) Russ points out that "[c]areful inspection of manless
societies usually reveals the intention (or wish) to allow men in .
We all know more than one female friend who is not manless
because of any shortage, but because she has issues.
You are lost, nonexistent, though your eyes are open--childless, manless
, cityless, ruined woman.
In this light, one of the final images preceding Arthur's plunge into Niagara Falls acquires added significance: "he found himself straying amid the billows of life like a wrecked and manless
ship upon an ebbing sea.
Perhaps the saddest landmark is an art-nouveau witches' fountain in the middle of the Royal Mile, which commemorates the 300 women--mostly widows, spinsters, and the suspiciously manless
, some presumably lesbians--who were burned on the site.
19) The Shadow of Night was evidently not read for OED, but among the poem's handful of new words are the following, with the source of OED's first citation, for the required sense, noted in brackets: Daphnean [Chapman's Sir Giles Goosecap (1606)]; disparent [Chapman's Iliad (1611)]; expansure [Chapman's portion of Hero and Leander (1606), other citations from Chapman's Sir Giles Goosecap and Iliad]; manless
(meaning "inhuman") [Chapman's Iliad]; repulsive [Chapman's Iliad]; windy-footed [windy 9.
Sanderson's sexually antagonistic relationship with nurse Ruth (Erica Shaffer) grows more involving, and Wilson (a forceful James Van Patten), the man responsible for capturing and incarcerating Veta, develops an unexpectedly engaging chemistry with manless
Then she wouldn't be middle-aged, manless
and still hankering after Amber's unreliable brother.
I've been manless
for what seems like a millennium.
In Mothers Through the Eyes of Women Writers, daughters introduce us to eccentric women (Francine Du Plessix Gray), working mothers (Natalie Angier), guiding lights (Yu-Lan Ying), difficult mothers, "almost too large to live with" (Naomi Foner), Marxists (Nancy Kline), Victorian yet hard-working ladies (Anne Bernays), manless
women (Joyce Johnson) and man-loving ones (Delia Ephron).
The result was his unique invention which he also called the "Automatically Controlled Manless