Standard Name: Harraden, Beatrice
Birth Name: Beatrice Harraden
Writing in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, BH published seventeen novels, besides journalism and letters to the editor, short stories, a suffrage play and pamphlet, and children's books. Favourite topics with her, seemingly based in different ways on her personal experience, are female friendship, music and musicians, and illness.
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|Friends, Associates||Eliza Lynn Linton||
Beatrice Harraden wrote in an obituary of Linton for The Bookman about her devoted daughter-by-adoption—Mrs. Beatrice Hertz-Hartley , whom she loved with every fibre of her being, and on whom she had set her very...
|Friends, Associates||Catharine Amy Dawson Scott|
|Friends, Associates||Evelyn Sharp||
ES later wrote of her particular gratitude to those of her male friends who without fuss understood, supported, and shared her commitment to suffragism: who worked to keep our movement free from the suggestion of...
|Friends, Associates||Annie S. Swan|
|Friends, Associates||Katherine Cecil Thurston|
|Friends, Associates||Evelyn Glover||
Though not known to the eminent residents of the nearby square, EG enjoyed a cordial acquaintance with many of their cooks and butlers, based on a shared love of cats. She mentions some theatrical friends:...
|Leisure and Society||Eliza Lynn Linton||
ELL liked to give a helping hand to young writers. She particularly favoured the novelist Beatrice Harraden (more than forty years her junior, and just the kind of new woman whom Linton might have been...
|Literary responses||Eliza Lynn Linton|
ER volunteered alongside Beatrice Harraden at the Endell Street Hospital for Soldiers , a medical facility opened in May 1915 and directed by Dr Louisa Garrett Anderson and Dr Flora Murray .
“World War I Suffragette Military Hospital”. The Women’s Library Newsletter.
Gates, Joanne E. Elizabeth Robins, 1862-1952. University of Alabama Press, 1994.
These plays, written by amateur and professional writers, were made available for performance at public events in support of women's suffrage. Bensusan encouraged writers to produce plays dealing with a range of women's issues such...
|politics||Marie Belloc Lowndes||
The letter challenged a recent antisuffragist manifesto, and stressed three points from Prime Minister Asquith 's statement to suffragists of 14 August. The points were that women had rendered as effective service to their country...
Woolf's attitude to this honour (which, however, was unusual in that she did not decline it) remained deprecating and satirical. She called it the most insignificant and ridiculous of prizes
and my dog...
Woolf, Virginia. The Letters of Virginia Woolf. Nicolson, Nigel and Joanne TrautmannEditors , Hogarth Press, 1980.
|Textual Production||Flora Annie Steel|