Judith R. Walkowitz

Standard Name: Walkowitz, Judith R.


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Family and Intimate relationships Olive Schreiner
OS met Karl Pearson (later a noted academic and two years younger than herself) at the Men and Women's Club , which he founded. They became very close friends, attempting to treat each other as...
Literary responses Henrietta Müller
According to the minutes of the club, the paper was immediately followed by a lacklustre and desultory discussion which historian Judith R. Walkowitz attributes to members' struggle to establish a basic vocabulary of sexual desire.
Walkowitz, Judith R. City of Dreadful Delight. University of Chicago Press, 1992.
politics Josephine Butler
Judith R. Walkowitz suggests that the LNA 's political following owed a great deal to the charismatic appeal of Josephine Butler , whose speeches against the instrumental rape of working women under the acts electrified...
Reception Mona Caird
The Daily Telegraph responded with an article headed Is Marriage a Failure?, which brought in about 27,000 letters in response and a parallel surge of letters in the USA in Cosmopolitan (showing, says Heilmann...
Residence Mary Catherine Hume
MCH settled with her husband and son at Cheltenham in Gloucestershire.
Judith Walkowitz writes that MCHarrived in Southampton in late August 1870; however, she is the only source to discuss MCH 's time...
Textual Production Emma Frances Brooke
Pearson had founded the club this same year for serious discussion of progressive issues.
Walkowitz, Judith R. “Science, Feminism and Romance: The Men and Women’s Club 1885-1889”. History Workshop Journal, No. 1, pp. 36 -59.
Scholar Judith R. Walkowitz writes that the method of the club was dialectical, but that the men took a dominant...


20 April 1886
The Contagious Diseases Acts were repealed, three years to the day after they had been effectively suspended.