Asa Briggs

Standard Name: Briggs, Asa


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Literary responses May Kendall
Rowntree's biographer Asa Briggs credits Kendall's affective writing with bringing Seebohm Rowntree 's The Human Needs of Labourto life; he describes her as someone who always gave loyal and devoted service.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 240. Gale Research, 2001.
Briggs, Asa. Seebohm Rowntree. Longmans, 1961.
politics May Kendall
Most of her work can be read as reflecting advocacy for the working classes rather than specifically feminist ideals.
Birch, Catherine Elizabeth. Evolutionary Feminism in Late-Victorian Women’s Poetry: Mathilde Blind, Constance Naden and May Kendall. University of Birmingham.
But though her focus remains on the legal and political rights of workers, there is...


Longman the publisher, which since 1968 had been part of the multi-product Pearson conglomerate, ceased to exist as an independent business.
Briggs, Asa. A History of Longmans and Their Books 1724 - 1990. Longevity in Publishing. British Library and Oak Knoll Press, 2008.