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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…

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”

Women and the People Authority, Authorship and the Radical Tradition in Nineteenth-Century England

Based on extensive new research investigating the range of women’s involvement in early nineteenth-century popular politics, mid-Victorian reform and the women’s movements of the late…

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…

Emmeline Pankhurst A biography

Emmeline Pankhurst was perhaps the most influential woman of the twentieth century. Today her name is synonymous with the ‘votes for women’ campaign and she…

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Rewriting the Victorians Theory, History, and the Politics of Gender

This collection of essays, both feminist and historical, analyzes power relations between men and women in the Victorian period. This volume is the first to…

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From Trope to Code The Novel and The Rhetoric of Gender in Nineteenth-Century Critical Discourse

Women in Transnational History Connecting the local and the global

Women in Transnational History offers a range of fresh perspectives on the field of women’s history, exploring how cross-border connections and global developments since the…

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John Stuart Mill — Thought and Influence The saint of rationalism

More than 200 years after his birth, and 150 years after the publication of his most famous essay On Liberty, John Stuart Mill remains one…

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Mary Wollstonecraft and Feminist Republicanism Independence, Rights and the Experience of Unfreedom

Mary Wollstonecraft is a writer whose work continues to provoke scholarly debate. But Wollstonecraft the historical figure often obscures her importance as a philosopher. Halldenius…

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