Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Caroline Frances Cornwallis
Standard Name: Cornwallis, Caroline Frances
Pseudonym: A Pariah
Pseudonym: A Few Well-Wishers to Knowledge
Pseudonym: Thomas Brown Redivivus
Pseudonym: C. F. C.
Indexed Name: C. F. Cornwallis
Small Books on Great Subjects popularized scientific and technical knowledge, and addressed social concerns. The most common theme in her writing was that of proper Christian practices framed by a logical, philosophical context.was a prolific writer and scholar. Her anonymous, collaborative twenty-volume series
She is most remembered for her two articles published in The Westminster Review on The Property of Married Women and Capabilities and Disabilities of Women. Both demonstrate her use of research and rhetoric to advocate for women's rights. She was passionate about educational reform for women and for the poor. She published a single novel, the historical Pericles; she also translated from several languages into English poems that remained unpublished until after her death.
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