Parthenogenesis *


Feminism, Immaculate Conceptions, Democracy are Rhapsodized and Jolted

The Story. Save for Phaon, a lovechild of 12, and an orphaned girl-baby called Deodata by her poetic foster-mother, the numerous survivors of the wrecked S. S. Cormorant are all mature women. There are an artist, a circus rider, a novelist, a harlot, a U. S. debutante, a doctor, a mystic, a Negress, many miscellaneous. Most are young, most are beautiful, or soon rendered excessively so by life upon the paradisiacal island of their Robinson Crusade. The aging artist, Anni...

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