Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Reid, Marion
Birth Name: Marion Kirkland
Married Name: Marion Reid
Indexed Name: Mrs Hugo Reid
published her only known work, a tract entitled A Plea for Woman, in 1843. She is credited as one of the founders of the feminist movement, although unfortunately little is known about her life or about any other writings.
Reviews were mostly favourable; the humour magazine Punch paid Woman's Mission the compliment of burlesquing it. Sarah Stickney Ellis
praised it in her Mothers of England, 1843, the book which completed her series whose...