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Her deep involvement in the Owenite Socialist Movement
led her to translating work by French Saint-Simonians and writing in socialist journals such as The Crisis. She also co-authored a single, famous text with William Thompson
, an Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, Against the Pretensions of the Other Half, Men, To Retain Them in Political, and Thence in Civil and Domestic, Slavery.
Constance's great-grandmother Anna Wheeler
is remembered with respect and gratitude by feminists (especially, perhaps, socialist feminists) for her authorship, jointly with William Thompson
, of the Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women...
Family and Intimate relationships
Rosina Bulwer Lytton, Baroness Lytton
Rosina's mother, Anna Wheeler
, was a prominent Owenite socialist and supporter of women's rights. As joint author with William Thompson
of the Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, 1825, she won...
This novel is largely autobiographical, and contains an unsympathetic portrait of the author's mother, radical feminist Anna Wheeler
, in the character of Aunt Marley. The school that Rosina attended is also portrayed as a...