Pankhurst, Sylvia. The Life of Emmeline Pankhurst. Kraus Reprint, 1969.
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|Material Conditions of Writing||Dinah Mulock Craik||
The campaign for the Married Women's Property Act had begun with the formation of the Married Women's Property Committee in December 1855. Many successive bills had been presented to Parliament; none of them passed until...
JB threw herself into social work of all kinds, aiming to assist those less fortunate than herself. She began by visiting and examining oakum sheds, in which women, both prison inmates and creatures driven...
|politics||Mary Anne Barker||
In a book for children she wrote that she was always glad that slavery was abolished in Jamacia before she was old enough to know anything about it, and that therefore the negroes, as I...
|politics||Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon|
|politics||Elizabeth Barrett Browning|
|politics||Frances Power Cobbe||
FPC was concerned about women's material conditions as well as formal rights. She laboured to obtain protection for battered women: an opponent in other contexts of flogging, she believed that the only effective remedy for...
|Textual Features||Mary Anne Barker||
Amid tips on interior decoration she slipped in some proto-feminist remarks: a dressing-table, she says, offers limited space for the paraphernalia of odds and ends which the law generously recognises as the sole and individual...
|Textual Features||Rosina Bulwer Lytton, Baroness Lytton|
|Textual Production||Caroline Norton|
|Textual Production||Caroline Frances Cornwallis||
She wrote this article at the height of the parliamentary debates on the legal rights of married women. Despite being very ill, CFC was determined to participate in this discourse and give aid to a...