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^Free E-pub ⇟ Weeds ⇵ First Published Anonymously In , Weeds Marked A Significant Departure From The Humour That Made Jerome K Jerome Famous This Disturbing Story Of Sexual Corruption Shows Marital Fidelity As A Perpetual Struggle, With Dick Selwyn Falling For The Attractions Of His Wife S Young Cousin, Jessie The Link Between Mental And Physical Corruption Is Sustained Through A Central Metaphor Of A Weed Infested Garden, Which Perishes Through NeglectWith Its Radical Ending, This Story Of The Dark Side Of Passion Casts An Important Light On Late Nineteenth Century Sexual Politics And Gender Ideology Jerome Engages With Contemporary Debates On Degeneration And The Emergence Of The New Woman, Offering A Powerful Evocation Of Fin De Si Cle SocietyJerome S Publisher Arrowsmith Was Nervous About The Book S Frank Portrayal Of Adultery And It Was Never Available For General Sale During His Lifetime This New Edition, With A Critical Introduction, Bibliography And Explanatory Footnotes By Carolyn W De La L Oulton, Reconsiders Jerome K Jerome S Important And Neglected WorkThe Appendices Include Extracts From Max Nordau S Degeneration Extract From Jerome K Jerome S Novel Notes Why Women Are Ceasing To Marry By Ella Hepworth Dixon Does Marriage Hinder A Woman S Self Development By Mona Caird