Julia Ward Howe
Standard Name: Howe, Julia Ward
Birth Name: Julia Ward
JWH , nineteenth-century American woman of letters, is chiefly remembered for having composed The Battle-Hymn of the Republic, and for her highly popular lecture tours. She also published poetry, travel writings, journalism including powerful support for women's suffrage and other kinds of rights, biography, and memoirs.
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|Friends, Associates||Anna Leonowens|
|Friends, Associates||Mary Carpenter|
|Friends, Associates||Margaret Fuller||
Through her Conversations MF both benefited and formed friendships with a number of remarkable women: Elizabeth Cady Stanton , Lydia Maria Child , and Elizabeth Palmer Peabody .
She also encouraged the literary ambitions...
Marshall, Megan. “Let Them Be Sea-Captains”. London Review of Books, No. 22, pp. 16 -18.
|Literary responses||Margaret Fuller|
This building (just vacated by the Imperial Service Club was later exchanged for an even more spacious one at 138 Piccadilly. The London press in general warmly backed the new venture.
Smedley, Constance, and Maxwell Armfield. Crusaders. Chatto & Windus, 1912.
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The central concern of this society was educational and industrial reform; papers presented and discussed at the VDS meetings dealt not only with every aspect of women's work but also with sundry political, social and...
|Textual Production||Harriet Beecher Stowe|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde||
Irish Leaders and Martyrs, an interesting study in intellectual leadership, touches on the power of writing such as ballads, but does not discuss any women. American Women is an insightful study of historical and...
Mother's Day, celebrated in the USA since 1908 on the second Sunday in May, was first observed in Europe on that date. It has co-existed for nearly a century with Mothering Sunday in Britain (the...
14 March 1939