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Emily Davies

Barbara Caine

in Victorian Feminists

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the contribution of Emily Davies to the feminist movement in Victorian England. Davies was the founder of the Girton College and the leader of the fight for the higher education ... More


Victorian Feminists

Barbara Caine

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of Victorian feminism which focuses on four leading feminists: Emily Davies, Frances Power Cobbe, Josephine Butler, and Millicent Garrett Fawcett. This approach enables the book to ... More


‘In Oxford but…not of Oxford’ * : The Women’s Colleges

Janet Howarth

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In January 1867, Emily Davies paid a visit to Sir Benjamin and Lady Brodie, in the house in Cowley Place that was later to become St Hilda’s Hall, in order to test opinion on her project to found a ... More


Victorian Feminism and After: The 1890s and Beyond

Barbara Caine

in Victorian Feminists

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines feminism in Victorian England during the 1890s and beyond. It argues against the view the the 1890s was a dead period for English feminism. It explains that this period saw the ... More


Introduction

Barbara Caine

in Victorian Feminists

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the lives and works of prominent feminists in England during the 19th century. This book explores the intellectual ... More


The ‘parliamentary watchdog’: 1868–Spring 1874

Maureen Wright

in Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement: The Biography of an Insurgent Woman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081095
eISBN:
9781781700037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081095.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

The years between 1868 and 1874 were among the most demanding when considering Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy's lifelong commitment to feminism. She took a leading role in securing for married women the ... More


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