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Olive Schreiner and the Dream of Labour

Ruth Livesey

in Socialism, Sex, and the Culture of Aestheticism in Britain, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263983
eISBN:
9780191734731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263983.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

On her arrival in London in the early 1880s, Olive Schreiner became a regular visitor to many socialist clubs and debates and developed her interest in the movement hand in hand with her pursuit of ... More


An Introduction to Women's Anti‐Suffragism

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/9780199248773.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Women played an important and in some ways distinctive role in the British anti-suffrage movement, though many female ‘antis’ were reluctant to take an active part in public campaigning. It could be ... More


Anthony Asquith

Tom Ryall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is a comprehensive critical study of Anthony Asquith. The author sets the director's work in the context of British cinema from the silent period to the 1960s, and examines the artistic and ... More


The New ‘Woman Question’: Gender, Nation, and Citizenship in the First Czechoslovak Republic

Melissa Feinberg

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the question of women's citizenship in the new Czechoslovakia and how the ‘Woman Question’ evolved after 1918. The strong women's movement from pre-war days was largely ... More


Shaw and Feminisms: On Stage and Off

D. A. Hadfield and Jean Reynolds (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042435
eISBN:
9780813043067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042435.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Shaw was the first British playwright to seriously stage debates around “the Woman Question,” and the extraordinary range of female characters that populate his plays embody various perspectives and ... More


Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises

Francois Poullain de la Barre

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676531
eISBN:
9780226676555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

One of the most radical feminist theorists in Europe before the nineteenth century, François Poullain de la Barre (1647–1723) was a man way ahead of his time. Applying Cartesian principles to “the ... More


Revitalizing Church and Culture: The Marian Heroines of Anna Dorsey and Alexander Stewart Walsh, 1880s–1890s

Elizabeth Hayes Alvarez

in The Valiant Woman: The Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627410
eISBN:
9781469627434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627410.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines Marian imagery in American domestic fiction focusing on one Catholic and one Baptist author. Catholic convert Anna Hanson Dorsey influenced popular Catholic conceptions of Mary ... More


“Curiouser and Curiouser”: Revisiting “The Woman Question” in Batwoman: Elegy

Lisa K. Perdigao

in Gender and the Superhero Narrative

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818805
eISBN:
9781496818843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818805.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The modern elegy bears a distinctive mark: it “suggests both the negation of received codes (‘modern’) and their perpetuation (‘elegy’)” as its writers “make it new but make it old, rebel against ... More


Motives for Murder in Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Cultural Performances of Jael and Sisera

Colleen M. Conway

in Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael: A Cultural History of a Biblical Story

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190626877
eISBN:
9780190626907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190626877.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The chapter offers analyses of representations of Jael and Sisera in several works from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Beginning with examination of earlier allusions to the Jael ... More


Fighting Fascism at Home and Abroad: The Cold War Exile of Martha Dodd

Kathlene McDonald

in Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033018
eISBN:
9781617033025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033018.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter aims to examine the literary career of Martha Dodd, which has been obscured by the controversy surrounding her. In her novels and short stories, Dodd uses female activists to challenge ... More


The Battle for Beauty: Wallace versus Darwin

Evelleen Richards

in Darwin and the Making of Sexual Selection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436906
eISBN:
9780226437064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437064.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 12 picks up the history of sexual selection in the late 1860s as Darwin set about researching and writing the Descent of Man. It analyses Darwin’s prolonged dispute with Wallace over the ... More


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