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Bluestockings Now! The Evolution of a Social Role

Bringing together top specialists in the field, this edited volume challenges the theory that the eighteenth-century British intellectual women known as the Bluestockings were an…

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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…

Subject to Others British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1670-1834

First published in 1992, Subject to Others considers the intersection between late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British female writers and the colonial debate surrounding slavery…

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Volume 2. Elizabeth Carter

Our knowledge of the life and works of Elizabeth Carter – poet, translator, essayist, Greek scholar, letter writer and prominent Bluestocking –owes a great deal…

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The Education Papers Women’s Quest for Equality in Britain, 1850–1912

First published in 1987, this volume makes available key documents, giving the contemporary reader a valuble record of women's struggle for eduacation in the nineteenth…

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‘Fair Sex’ to Feminism Sport and the Socialization of Women in the Industrial and Post-Industrial Eras

First published in 1987 with the aim of deepening understanding of the place of women in the cultural heritage of modern society, this collection of…

Jane Austen’s Civilized Women Morality, Gender and the Civilizing Process

Jane Austen’s six complete novels and her juvenilia are examined in the context of civil society and gender. Steiner’s study uses a variety of contexts…

Feminism and Empire Women Activists in Imperial Britain, 1790–1865

Feminism and Empire establishes the foundational impact that Britain’s position as leading imperial power had on the origins of modern western feminism. Based on extensive…