William Thompson

Standard Name: Thompson, William

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Constance Lytton
Constance's great-grandmother Anna Wheeler is remembered with respect and gratitude by feminists (especially, perhaps, socialist feminists) for her authorship, jointly with William Thompson , of the Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women...
Family and Intimate relationships Rosina Bulwer Lytton, Baroness Lytton
Rosina's mother, Anna Wheeler , was a prominent Owenite socialist and supporter of women's rights. As joint author with William Thompson of the Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, 1825, she won...
Friends, Associates Anna Wheeler
Some time this year, AW met the socialist economist William Thompson at Jeremy Bentham 's house in Queen's Square Place, London.
Thompson, William, and Anna Wheeler. “Introduction”. Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, edited by Michael Foot and Marie Mulvey Roberts, Thoemmes, 1994.
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Intertextuality and Influence Mary Hays
Immediate responses were, in the manner characteristic of the times, polarised by political allegiance.
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon, 1993.
115-16
The Critical Review offered endorsement: Here we find a woman arguing for the rights of her sex with female volubility...
politics Anna Wheeler
Once established in London by the mid 1820s, AW moved among the socialist intelligentsia, choosing as her associates Jeremy Bentham , whom she claimed to [adore] as a philosopher and [love] as a friend,
Kelly, Gary, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 158. Gale Research, 1996.
350
Author summary Anna Wheeler
Anna Wheeler has been called the most important feminist after Mary Wollstonecraft and before Emmeline Pankhurst .
Roberts, Marie Mulvey, Marie Mulvey Roberts, Tamae Mizuta, Marie Mulvey Roberts, and Tamae Mizuta, editors. “Introduction”. The Reformers: Socialist Feminism, Routledge/Thoemmes Press, 1995, p. xi - xv.
xii
Her deep involvement in the Owenite Socialist Movement led her to translating work by French Saint-Simonians and...
Textual Features Anna Wheeler
The Appeal begins with an Introductory Letter to Mrs. Wheeler in which William Thompson expresses his reasons for writing the Appeal: an attempt to arrange the expression of those feelings, sentiments, and reasonings, which...
Textual Features Anna Wheeler
The Introductory Letter to Mrs. Wheeler also outlines the Appeal's breadth of scope: AW and Thompson believed that the very eradication of capitalism was required for women to achieve not only formal equality but...
Textual Production Anna Wheeler
AW wrote pamphlets about women's rights for the co-operative movement under the pseudonym Vlasta. She wrote of the oppressive effects on women of the ideology of romantic love, and the need for women to...
Textual Production Anne Burke
Following this highly productive year, AB wrote several times more to beg for subsistence from the Royal Literary Fund . Despite her still generally favourable reviews, she ceased to refer, as she had in her...
Textual Production Mary Hays
Appeal to the Men of Great Britain in Behalf of Women by MH was anonymously published.
Scholars disagree: Gina Luria (following William Thompson and Anna Wheeler ) assigns this to MH ; Gary Kelly doubts...
Textual Production Anna Wheeler
William Thompson and Anna Wheeler published an Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, Against the Pretensions of the Other Half, Men, under his name alone.
Thompson, William, Anna Wheeler, Michael Foot, and Marie Mulvey Roberts. Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women. Thoemmes, 1994.
prelims
Wealth and Poverty Anna Wheeler
AW 's friend and colleague William Thompson died, leaving her an annuity of £100.
Kelly, Gary, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 158. Gale Research, 1996.
351

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