William Thomas Stead

Standard Name: Stead, William Thomas
Used Form: W. T. Stead


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Literary responses Anna Kingsford
The Perfect Way was virtually ignored by the mainstream press, though it received a one-line notice in W. T. Stead 's Review of Reviews: Mystical, and very suggestive from the standpoint of the Christian...
Occupation Mary Frances Billington
MFB was earning enough from her career in journalism to be able to support herself by her late teens. She established herself as a successful writer and editor for national dailies and a career journalist...
Occupation Matthew Arnold
Arnold was particularly critical of W. T. Stead , whom he referred to as the inventor of new journalism.
Sweet, Matthew. Inventing the Victorians. St Martin’s Press.
politics Josephine Butler
JB was closely involved with The Maiden Tribute, W. T. Stead 's exposé of child abduction and forced prostitution in London, which began to appear in the Pall Mall Gazette in July.
Banks, Olive. The Biographical Dictionary of British Feminists. New York University Press.
Kelly, Gary, and Edd Applegate, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 190. Gale Research.
190: 71
politics Frances Power Cobbe
She remained active in a range of political causes until her death. W. T. Stead in 1894 billed her as the oldest New Woman now living on this planet.
Mitchell, Sally. Frances Power Cobbe: Victorian Feminist, Journalist, Reformer. University of Virginia Press.
politics Anna Kingsford
William T. Stead said of AK 's abilities as a speaker: I have talked to many of the men and women who have in this generation had the greatest repute as conversationalists, but I never...
Author summary Anna Kingsford
Anna Kingsford , described by W. T. Stead as one of the most interesting and fascinating of the women of the Victorian era,
Review of Reviews.
13 (January 1896): 75
was a successful physician, religious leader, and woman...
Publishing Annie Besant
AB and William Stead founded The Link magazine, which first appeared on 4 February 1888; each weekly issue sold for a halfpenny. The front page quoted Victor Hugo : I will speak for the dumb...
Publishing Eliza Lynn Linton
This controversial work sold very well. A third edition appeared within three months, and a tenth by 1890. Later reprints included one in William T. Stead 's Penny Series.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Textual Features Mary Stott
Why, Stott wonders, do national newspapers print so few leading articles by women, when Harriet Martineau was writing regular leaders for the Daily News back in the mid nineteenth century? Why has there never been...
Textual Features Gillian Slovo
The novel deals with the politics behind the warfare: the military struggle for control of Sudan betweenMuhammad Ahmad (self-styled the Mahdi, a redeemer figure in Islam ) versus the powers of Egypt and Turkey...
Textual Production Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
May Sinclair provided an introduction; those who communicated with CADS were H. F. N. Scott , Cornish writer Henry Dawson Lowry , preacher and politician George Dawson , and journalist W. T. Stead .
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Textual Production Josephine Butler
JB published her portrait Rebecca Jarrett, about the reformed prostitute who had helped W. T. Stead expose sexual traffic in children.
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