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Literature and Writings

A key premise of feminist literary criticism is that gender and sexuality play a significant part in determining how texts were and are written, distributed,…

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The Victorian New Woman

In looking at the British New Woman of the late nineteenth century, this essay explores the complex and vibrant history of the cultural figure and…

Women and Victorian Spiritualism

This article examines the powerful position that female spiritualist practitioners acquired in the spiritualist movement, and its association with the Women’s Rights Movement. Woman-centred spiritualism…

Feminism and Women’s Work, 1776–1928

This article surveys the emergence of work as a key priority for feminism, as it developed from early roots in the late eighteenth century, through…

Sexuality (1880–1928)

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, there was vibrant debate among feminists about the way in which male and female sexual behaviour was…

Votes for Women

The women’s suffrage movement is central to any study of gender and political history. Votes for Women provides an innovative and unrivalled re-examination of the…

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The Female Romantics Nineteenth-century Women Novelists and Byronism

Awarded the Elma Dangerfield Prize by the International Byron Society in 2013

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Mary Wollstonecraft An Annotated Bibliography

First published in 1976, this was the first comprehensive annotated bibliography of Mary Wollstonecraft’s works and most of the critical and biographical comments on her…

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The Woman Movement Feminism in the United States and England

This unusual book traces the development of the feminist movement in America and, to a lesser extent, in England. The comparison between the movements is…

The Sceptical Feminist A philosophical enquiry

A systematic and original study of feminist issues, The Sceptical Feminist fights a battle on two fronts: against the view that little or nothing is…

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Tearing the Veil Essays on femininity

This a collection of essays about women, by women, which examine the production of femininity within a patriarchal society. The essays show that characteristics generally…

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TheWoman-Power Religious heresy and feminism in early English socialism

The Feminists Women's Emancipation Movements in Europe, America and Australasia 1840-1920

Originally published in 1977, this book brings together what is known about liberal feminist and socialist movements for the emancipation of women all over the…

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Women’s Activism Global Perspectives from the 1890s to the Present

Women’s Activism brings together twelve innovative contributions from feminist historians from around the world to look at how women have always found ways to challenge…

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Women, Power and Subversion Social Strategies in British Fiction, 1778–1860

First published in 1981, this book explores the reactions of some female writers to the social effects of industrial capitalism between 1778 and 1860. The…

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Afterword Women’s Politics and “Woman’s Sphere”

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