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Women Writers

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The anti-suffrage cause was very fortunate in its women writers. Opponents of votes for women included many of the best-selling female novelists of the day and a number of prominent women writers on ... More


Maternal Reformers and Education

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The maternal reformers were the most important leadership group among the women anti-suffragists. Their ideas underpinned what became known, after 1908, as the forward policy: a positive version of ... More


Remembering Lot’s Wife: The Structure of Testimony in the Painted Life of Mary Ward

Lowell Gallagher

in Sodomscapes: Hospitality in the Flesh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275205
eISBN:
9780823277247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275205.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Chapter three identifies the sodomitical subtext informing a hospitality crisis on a different register, one provoked by the controversial pastoral career of Mary Ward (1585-1645), the early modern ... More


Women and Latin in Early Modern England

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In 17th century England, women's Latin learning acquired a new utility since gentry-level women might find themselves impoverished by the Civil War. Some found that Latin gave them access to paid ... More


Mental Hospitals and the Carceral State

Anne E. Parsons

in From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469640631
eISBN:
9781469640655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640631.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how in the 1940s, mental hospitals comprised land, buildings, and workforces used by the states to feed and house hundreds of thousands of people. Conscientious objectors who ... More


‘More making the best of it’: Living with Liberalism in Mary Ward’s Marcella

Lisa C. Robertson

in Home and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Literary London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474457880
eISBN:
9781474490818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457880.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines Mary Ward’s novel Marcella (1894). It explores the ways that Ward’s representation of the titular protagonist Marcella Boyce’s experience of domestic space offers its readers an ... More


Feeling the Great Change: Conversion and the Authority of Affect: Benjamin Disraeli's Lothair, J. H. Shorthouse's John Inglesant and Mary Ward's Helbeck of Bannisdale

in Catholic Sensationalism and Victorian Literature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310706
eISBN:
9781846312762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312762.005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter analyzes three best-selling novels from the later Victorian period — Lothair (1870) by Benjamin Disraeli, John Inglesant (1880) by Joseph Henry Shorthouse, and Helbeck of Bannisdale ... More


Unification and Regularization in the Sixteenth-Century Spiritual Climate

Alison More

in Fictive Orders and Feminine Religious Identities, 1200-1600

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807698
eISBN:
9780191845512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807698.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Official Franciscan mythology recounts that unity was definitively restored to the third order with the rule that Pope Leo X promulgated in his 1521 bull Inter cetera. However, close examination ... More


Breaching National Borders: Rail Travel in Europe and Empire

Anna Despotopoulou

in Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676941
eISBN:
9781474412407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676941.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

With examples from Anthony Trollope and Henry James, Chapter 3 firstly addresses the ways in which railway travel across nations cultivated the tourist gaze, which partly consisted in the mobile and ... More


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