Ann Heilmann

Standard Name: Heilmann, Ann

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Education Sarah Grand
Her attendance was made possible by a bequest left to her by a great-aunt.
Grand, Sarah. “Introduction; Chronology”. Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand: Volume 2, edited by Stephanie Forward, Routledge, 2000, pp. 1 - 12; 13.
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SG was not happy at either school, and she describes her experience there as one of deadly dulness.
Grand, Sarah. Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand: Volume 1. Heilmann, AnnEditor , Routledge, 2000.
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Family and Intimate relationships Mona Caird
After over six years of marriage, MC bore her only child, a son christened at her home in Hampstead: Alister James Henryson Caird.
Ann Heilmann gives his name thus on the authority of a family...
Literary responses Sarah Grand
In an interview in 1895, SG distinguished between her personal beliefs and those professed by her characters: The views of Evadne or Angelica . . . are not necessarily to be accepted as my views...
Literary responses Sarah Grand
Critic Ann Heilmann reads this story as a critique of traditional models of girls' education and their emphasis on mechanical drill and rote-learning.
Heilmann, Ann. New Woman Strategies: Sarah Grand, Olive Schreiner, Mona Caird. Manchester University Press, 2004.
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Literary responses Sarah Grand
The Review of Reviews found this article very charming.
Grand, Sarah. Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand: Volume 1. Heilmann, AnnEditor , Routledge, 2000.
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Critic Ann Heilmann reads it as an effort to render the New Woman as a feminine superstar.
Heilmann, Ann. New Woman Strategies: Sarah Grand, Olive Schreiner, Mona Caird. Manchester University Press, 2004.
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She sees SG as seducing female middle-class...
Literary responses Sarah Grand
The Review of Reviews perhaps disingenuously took SG 's acknowledgement of faults in The Modern Girl to mean that she deplored the emergence of this type: Mrs. Lynn Linton will chortle for joy when she...
Literary responses Sarah Grand
Ann Heilmann , not without a hint of special pleading, reads SG 's harsh treatment of women who shun marriage or motherhood as an attempt to mediate between her critics and the feminist argument for...
Literary responses Sarah Grand
Elaine Showalter brought SG to the attention of late-twentieth-century New Woman and feminist criticism in A Literature of Their Own, 1977, where she discussed The Heavenly Twins and The Beth Book.
Mangum, Teresa. Married, Middlebrow, and Militant: Sarah Grand and the New Woman Novel. University of Michigan Press, 1998.
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Since...
Literary responses Katherine Cecil Thurston
Ann Heilmann has noted, however, that the novel concludes as Max forgets all about her painting career (her reason for impersonating a man) once she has married a colleague and her voluntary return to feminine...
Literary responses Ketaki Kushari Dyson
When it was performed at a Writing Diasporas Conference held in Swansea, Night's Sunlight generated strong critical response.Tom Cheesman , of the University of Wales at Swansea, found strong topical interest for Wales...
Reception Mona Caird
Where literary historian John Sutherland has called MCone of the most aggressive of the New Woman novelists,
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Ann Heilmann (who has led the scholarly rediscovery of the story of Caird's life) has argued that...
Residence Sarah Grand
After her husband's death SG moved from London to the area of Tunbridge Wells in Kent, and soon afterwards settled at the Grey House, in Langton, a couple of miles outside Tunbridge Wells...
Textual Features Sarah Grand
Through Ideala's moralising, SG suggests that men must be raised to the moral standards of women if marriage, and by extension society, is to survive. At one point Ideala declares: The future of the race...
Textual Features Mona Caird
Her protagonist, ambiguous and unsympathetic
Heilmann, Ann. New Woman Strategies: Sarah Grand, Olive Schreiner, Mona Caird. Manchester University Press, 2004.
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public speaker and political agitator Anna Carrington, stands for the spirit of the modern world . . . creedless, searching, restless, ravenous, egotistical, sick and sorry. Anna's protean nature...
Textual Production Sarah Grand
SG first appeared in print with her novel Two Dear Little Feet: a morality tale about the dangers posed to women's health by fashionable, too-tight boots.
Scholars like Gillian Kersley , Ann Heilmann ...

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