Maria Weston Chapman

Standard Name: Chapman, Maria Weston

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Cultural formation Harriet Martineau
A letter she wrote to Maria Weston Chapman in early 1855 expresses the calm with which she contemplated the prospect of death: I have not the slightest anxiety about dying,—not the slightest reluctance to it...
Leisure and Society Harriet Martineau
Her friend Maria Weston Chapman thought Martineau's private library of something between 2,000 and 3,000 books to be probably the best woman's library extant.
Chapman, Maria Weston, and Harriet Martineau. “Memorials of Harriet Martineau”. Harriet Martineau’s Autobiography, James R. Osgood, 1877, pp. 2: 131 - 596.
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Literary responses Harriet Martineau
Maria Weston Chapman considered it the effort of a superior mind to lift its religion out of the region of commonplace.
Chapman, Maria Weston, and Harriet Martineau. “Memorials of Harriet Martineau”. Harriet Martineau’s Autobiography, James R. Osgood, 1877, pp. 2: 131 - 596.
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Literary responses Harriet Martineau
It so impressed the lace-makers of Derby and Nottingham that they asked for another story from her on the subject of wages.
Martineau, Harriet, and Gaby Weiner. Harriet Martineau’s Autobiography. Virago, 1983.
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Maria Weston Chapman saw these stories as a new kind of...
Literary responses Harriet Martineau
Maria Weston Chapman viewed the books in this series as an innovation in literary terms, and also as the beginnings in England of a science of sociology.
Chapman, Maria Weston, and Harriet Martineau. “Memorials of Harriet Martineau”. Harriet Martineau’s Autobiography, James R. Osgood, 1877, pp. 2: 131 - 596.
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Some, such as Sara Coleridge , lamented...
Occupation Margaret Fuller
The Conversations were not without their critics, however. Maria Weston Chapman , head of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society , criticised them for failing to address abolition explicitly. Chapman may have influenced the opinion which...
politics Harriet Martineau
HM formed links with the wing of the abolitionist movement led by William Lloyd Garrison , and made a fast friend in Maria Weston Chapman , a pivotal member of this movement. Long after her...
Reception Felicia Hemans
FH was so popular overseas that she was strongly associated, in the mind of Wordsworth at least, with a US audience. Her poems, particularly the Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers in New England from Records...
Textual Production Harriet Martineau
These collections supply parts of HM 's correspondence with Matthew Arnold , Charlotte Brontë , Jane Welsh Carlyle , John Chapman , Maria Weston Chapman , Anne Jemima Clough , Samuel Courtauld , Ralph Waldo Emerson
Textual Production Harriet Martineau
HM 's autobiography, written in 1855, was published by Maria Weston Chapman , her literary executor, as Harriet Martineau's Autobiography, with Memorials by Maria Weston Chapman.
The text is available online at the Victorian...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Harriet Martineau
This essay was also a review of three books on spiritual potentates of our age.
Martineau, Harriet. “The Martyr Age of the United States”. London and Westminster Review, pp. 1 - 59.
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HM treats in some detail the history of the movement for abolition, including the controversy over female participation in...

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