Philip and His Wife

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Philip and His Wife
DELAND(1894) Philip and his wife.jpg
Author Margaret Deland
Country United States
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Houghton, Mifflin and Company
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 438
OCLC 959019
Preceded by Sidney
Followed by The Awakening of Helena Richie

Philip and His Wife is a novel by the American writer Margaret Deland (1857–1945) set in the 19th century fictional locale of Old Chester, a Western Pennsylvania rural village near Pittsburgh.

The novel tells the story of Philip and Cecil Shore, whose marriage is a failure, and the book explores the complications of divorce and morality among the middle classes.

It was first published in installments in Atlantic Monthly from January through October 1894.

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  • Deland, Margaret (1894). Philip and His Wife. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company. 
  • Reep, Diana C. (1985). Margaret Deland. Boston: Twayne Publishers. ISBN 0-8057-7420-3.