Mill, John Stuart, and John Jacob Coss. Autobiography. Columbia University Press, 1924.
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Though the title spotlights her alone, the heroine is set firmly in her social milieu: a coastal part of Scotland with a luxury estate on an offshore island called Moyle, all unknown territory to...
The title-page bears an epigraph from James Thomson , about the moral struggle of honour and aspiration against ease and luxury. It opens on an old-fashioned couple in their great Yorkshire house, Mr and Mrs...
This well-characterized and engaging novel puts forward the idea that passion is necessary although dangerous if uncontrolled: an idea anticipating Veitch's later sensation novel The Dean's Daughter. The story is set at a town...
|Cultural formation||Lucy Aikin||
LA was a middle-class Englishwoman. She must have understood that she was white at an early age, when she took up the cause of abolition of slavery. The most important cultural influence on her was...
|Cultural formation||John Stuart Mill|
|Cultural formation||Amanda McKittrick Ros|
|Cultural formation||May Drummond|
|Cultural formation||Mary Louisa Molesworth|
|Cultural formation||Pearl S. Buck|
|Cultural formation||Queen Victoria|
|Cultural formation||Lucy Hutchinson|
|Cultural formation||Hannah Allen||
It is not clear what sect HA was brought up in, but she was received, at about the time of her first marriage, into the London Presbyterian congregation of the influential preacher Edmund Calamy .
Graham, Elspeth, Hilary Hinds, Elaine Hobby, and Helen Wilcox, editors. Her Own Life. Routledge, 1989.
|Cultural formation||L. M. Montgomery||
LMM was a white Canadian of Scottish and English heritage. In matters of religion, she said she was sceptical of the notion of a higher authority and once described herself as having no faith—a peculiar...
|Cultural formation||Robert Burns||
Burns had a strong sense of his identity both as a Scot and as a member of the labouring class. His father was both a tenant farmer and head gardener to a man of property...
|Cultural formation||Sarah Savage|