Andrea Broomfield

Standard Name: Broomfield, Andrea


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Anthologization Vernon Lee
VL also published An Essay on Art and Life (1896), Limbo, and Other Essays (1897), and Hortus Vitae, Essays on the Gardening of Life (1903).
Mannocchi, Phyllis. “’Vernon Lee’: A Reintroduction and Primary Bibliography”. English Literature in Transition, No. 4, pp. 231 - 67.
Art and Life, an attempt to synthesize or...
Anthologization Vernon Lee
The title piece first appeared in the Contemporary Review in July 1898. It was reprinted in Andrea Broomfield 's and Sally Mitchell 's Prose by Victorian Women, 1996.
Broomfield, Andrea, and Sally Mitchell, editors. Prose by Victorian Women. Garland, 1996.
The remarkable feminist essay entitled...
Friends, Associates Clementina Black
During the 1880s CB studied privately at the library of the British Museum . At this time, Richard Garnett was the superintendent of the Reading Room. She became friends with him and his family, and...
Intertextuality and Influence Clementina Black
Critic Andrea Broomfield observes that Sweated Industry and Makers of Our Clothes played a significant role in helping to pass the Trade Boards Act on 20 October this year.
Bloom, Abigail Burnham, editor. Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers. Greenwood Press, 2000.
Literary responses Eliza Lynn Linton
Critic Andrea Broomfield notes that reductive as the articles seem, with them ELLcontributed first-hand to the evolution of popular journalism, as well as achieving a feat that had eluded more than one feminist activist:...
Literary responses Eliza Lynn Linton
The essay The Girl of the Period was at once answered and debated in a number of magazines.
Broomfield, Andrea. “Much More Than an Antifeminist: Eliza Lynn Linton’s Contribution to the Rise of Victorian Popular Journalism”. Victorian Literature and Culture, No. 2, pp. 267 - 83.
Its title was picked up for a journal discussing women's issues, and alluded to in the...
Literary responses Edith J. Simcox
As noted by Laurie Zierer in Broomfield and Mitchell 's anthology of Victorian women writers, EJS 's connection with George Eliot has saved her from permanent obscurity, [but] her stature as a Victorian writer and...
Literary responses Eliza Lynn Linton
Athenæum reviewer H. F. Chorley felt that the author was now raving like a pagan Pythoness—the female oracle whose pronouncements were not expected to be comprehensible: There is a positive untruth to the very...
Textual Features Eliza Lynn Linton
Broomfield argues that Eliza appealed to Saturday Review readers by the way she ingeniously flatters the male ego and reinforces men's prejudices about the Sex. Her reviews of books by women were in this...
Textual Features Eliza Lynn Linton
She castigates church-goers as belonging to one of two extremes, with no golden mean suggested between them: the high-Anglican maiden who dotes on ritual and music versus the low-church believers who prefer to shriek and...
Textual Features Elizabeth Rigby
Scholars Mitchell and Broomfield observe that like Kant before her and Oscar Wilde after, Eastlake sought to define a realm of human experience to and for which only art could speak, whereas Ruskin believed that...
Textual Features Eliza Lynn Linton
The near-antifeminist line adopted by many, particularly her later, articles seems at odds with her pioneer situation, and has been variously explained. Andrea Broomfield suggests that ELL 's need to consolidate her position and advance...
Textual Production Sarah Grand
SG 's use of the phrase New Woman in The New Aspect of the Woman Question (an essay in the North American Review, part of an exchange with Ouida ) has been claimed by...
Textual Production Eliza Lynn Linton
ELL 's first New Woman novel (a phrase which was not to become current for several more years), The Rebel of the Family was serialized in Temple Bar. It appeared in volume form the...


17 August 1893
According to scholar Andrea Broomfield , the phrase New Woman made its debut in an article carried by the Woman's Herald: The Social Standing of the New Woman.