University of Bristol

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Education Jo Shapcott
JS continued studying at several universities and in several countries for some years after this. At St Hilda's College, Oxford , she took another degree two years later, specialising in American literature. She attended Harvard University
Education Angela Carter
AC attended Bristol University , specialising in medieval literature; she graduated in 1965 with a BA in English.
Kester-Shelton, Pamela, editor. Feminist Writers. St James Press, 1996.
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Halio, Jay L., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 14. Gale Research, 1983.
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Education Michael Field
It was probably at this season, after moving to Stoke Bishop, that Edith Cooper (then aged sixteen) joined Katharine Harris Bradley in studying at University College , Bristol, which was now within walking distance.
Faderman, Lillian. Surpassing the Love of Men: Romantic Friendship and Love Between Women from the Renaissance to the Present. William Morrow, 1981.
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Todd, Janet, editor. Dictionary of British Women Writers. Routledge, 1989.
Education Frances Horovitz
Frances Hooker (later FH ) received her BA in drama and English from Bristol University .
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Education Sarah Kane
At school, SK directed plays by Shakespeare , as well as Joan Littlewood 's musical Oh, What a Lovely War. She took a BA degree in drama at Bristol University (first class honours), and...
Education Sylvia Kantaris
Sylvia Mosley went to Lady Manners School in Bakewell and then took an Honours BA in French at Bristol University in 1957. During her undergraduate course she also took a Diplome d'Etudes de Civilisation Française...
Education Deborah Moggach
Deborah Hough (later DM ) received her Honours BA in English from Bristol University in 1970.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
In an interview she indicated that during the years of her education she made an effort at rebellion with...
Education Sheenagh Pugh
As a child SPdidn't live anywhere for all that long, so that her experiences included that of displacement. She studied Russian and German at Bristol University . She has put her skills as a...
Material Conditions of Writing Angela Carter
Carter completed this novel in 1964, while she was on her second summer vacation from English literature studies at Bristol University . It was renamed Honeybuzzard in later American and paperback editions, after its sexy...
Occupation Helen Dunmore
HD has taught at the University of Glamorgan and Bristol University and for the Arvon Foundation , and held a Writer-in-Residence position at the then Polytechnic of Wales in 1990 as well as in many...
Other Life Event Helen Blackburn
HB later presented these portraits, an important historical collection, to the women's hall of University College, Bristol . At some date after her death, however, it was lost.
“Obituary: Miss Helen Blackburn”. Times.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
University College, Bristol (now the University of Bristol
Performance of text Harold Pinter
HP 's first, startling play, The Room, was produced by the drama department of Bristol University .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
politics Michael Field
Katharine and Edith joined the University College debating society, where they tried out their arguments in favour of women's suffrage and the anti-vivisection movement—they were involved in both causes for several years.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Todd, Janet, editor. Dictionary of British Women Writers. Routledge, 1989.
Reception Monica Furlong
Though she remained to some degree persona non grata with the Established Church , MF received an honorary doctorate in divinity from the EpiscopalianGeneral Theological Seminary in New York, as well as an...
Textual Production Caryl Churchill
CC 's unpublished manuscripts are held at the University of Bristol (Women's Theatre Archive, Department of Drama). The National Sound Archive at the British Library holds tape recordings of stage and radio plays. Radio play...

Timeline

1876
University College, Bristol , was established; it became the University of Bristol in 1909.
1968
Welfare State International (originally Welfare State) was founded by a group of freelance artists including John Fox , Sue Gill , and Roger Coleman , on the principle of universal art like universal health care or education.
11-12 December 1973
The Woman Machine, by a women's theatre group called Sistershow , ran to packed audiences at Bristol University students' union. The women's liberation movement had flourished in Bristol since Ellen Malos and three others...