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Evangelical Anglicans: Josephine Butler and the Word of God

Timothy Larsen

in A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199570096
eISBN:
9780191725661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570096.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Biblical Studies

Josephine Butler was a leading advocate for women's rights. Her enduring reputation is rightly first and foremost as an eminent Victorian feminist. Specifically, Butler is most famous for leading the ... More


Josephine Butler

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/9780198204336.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the contribution of Josephine Butler to the feminist movement in Victorian England. While Butler was granted heroic status by Victorian reformers and her greater powers of ... 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


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


Self/Portraits

Lucy Ella Rose

in Suffragist Artists in Partnership: Gender, Word and Image

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421454
eISBN:
9781474444934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421454.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 3 presents alternative visions of these neglected Victorian figures – the Wattses and the De Morgans – through an analysis of their self/portraits. It explores the Wattses’ and the De ... More


‘Recognizing Fellow-Creatures’: F.D. Maurice, Octavia Hill, Josephine Butler

Hester Jones (ed.)

in Shaping Belief: Culture, Politics, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311369
eISBN:
9781846315688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846315688.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the attempt to bring together faith and society in Britain during the late nineteenth century, focusing on the work of Christian theologian F. D. Maurice and its influence on ... More


Heathen Slaves, Christian Rulers

Kristin Kobes Du Mez

in A New Gospel for Women: Katharine Bushnell and the Challenge of Christian Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190205645
eISBN:
9780190205676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205645.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter traces how Bushnell’s growing feminist consciousness emerged as a result of her international anti-trafficking efforts, and how her work on behalf of women the world over contributed to ... More


Narratives of Entrapment

Keely Stauter-Halsted

in The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides the context of the term, “white-slavery.” White slavery as a general reference for prostitution was popularized during Josephine Butler's antiregulation campaign of the 1870s. ... More


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