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Liberalism: The Unexpected Enemy

Martin Pugh

in The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter describes the significant rise in sympathy for women's suffrage amongst Conservatives from the 1880s. It explains how far Conservative suffragism is in common with Liberal suffragists, ... 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


Working with Men

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/9780199248773.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Despite its considerable achievements, the WNASL was handicapped by limited funding and lack of direct parliamentary influence. Meanwhile, the Men's League for Opposing Woman Suffrage, founded in ... More


A Retrospective View of Failure

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/9780199248773.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This final chapter weighs up the extent to which anti-suffrage hopes of protecting and reinforcing distinctive gender roles were matched by developments in public life in the inter-war years. The ... More


THE BAD BOY OF BALTIMORE

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Mencken's column, “The Free Lance”, was published daily in the Baltimore Evening Sun from 1911 to 1915. Mencken became a controversial local figure, taking on such issues as medicine, literature, ... More


May Irwin: Singing, Shouting, and the Shadow of Minstrelsy

Sharon Ammen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040658
eISBN:
9780252099090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040658.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Before Sophie Tucker “corked up” to entertain her audiences with ragtime songs in “Negro dialect” and before Fanny Brice stumbled into the footlights in her rendition of the “Dying Swan,” the ... More


Conservatism: The Unexpected Ally

Martin Pugh

in The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The achievements of the Victorian suffragists have been underrated. Since their success preceded the militant phase it obviously has major implications for the significance attributable to it; when ... More


The Failure of Anti-Suffragism

Martin Pugh

in The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter describes the fluctuations in Liberal support for women's suffrage. After the initial, and largely Liberal, launch of the suffrage campaign in the 1860s, a number of supporters who had ... More


The Anatomy of Militancy

Martin Pugh

in The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter approaches suffragism through the perspective of its opponents. It shows the fitful nature of organized anti-suffragism and emphasizes that its chief efforts came too late in the day to ... More


The Revival of Non-Militant Suffragism, 1912–1914

Martin Pugh

in The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter describes the renewed emphasis and promotion of non-militant suffragism. By seeking a more democratic approach to suffragism, a left-wing alliance, and the mobilization of working-class ... More


Epilogue: War and the Vote

Martin Pugh

in The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter completes the re-evaluation of suffragism by examining the extent to which the non-militant campaign expanded into a mass movement, the significance of the alliance between the Labour ... More


1912, London, Chicago, Florence, New York: Modernist Moments, Feminist Mappings

Linda A. Kinnaha

in The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter takes a look at the networks of feminists and their international movement, describing the wave of activism that spread in 1912, and looking at the strong anxiety over the increasing ... More


Freewomen and Supermen: Edwardian Radicals and Literary Modernism

Anne Fernihough

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199668625
eISBN:
9780191767296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book adds to the comparatively recent body of research which has sought to reevaluate the literature of the ‘long’ Edwardian period (1900-1914), severing it from Virginia Woolf’s influential ... More


Causes and Compromise

Sharon Ammen

in May Irwin: Singing, Shouting, and the Shadow of Minstrelsy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040658
eISBN:
9780252099090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040658.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at the variety of causes Irwin was involved in, from animal rights to suffragism to pacifism. The chapter reviews the anti-trust movement led by Theodore Roosevelt and blossoming ... More


The Road to Rainbow’s End

Sharon Ammen

in May Irwin: Singing, Shouting, and the Shadow of Minstrelsy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040658
eISBN:
9780252099090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040658.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter follows May Irwin’s personal and public life from 1915 to her last performance of the “Frog Song” at a Mark Twain centennial celebration in 1935 followed by her retirement to the ... More


The Impossibility of Union: Exiles, 1912–1915

Andrew Gibson

in The Strong Spirit: History, Politics and Aesthetics in the Writings of James Joyce 1898-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199642502
eISBN:
9780191750588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642502.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The period 1912–15 saw the Third Home Rule Bill crisis, and was a momentous one in Irish history. Ireland moved from the prospect of a new unity and autonomy to the threat of partition and even civil ... More


The Great Interruption: World War I and Woman Suffrage

Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello

in Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501705557
eISBN:
9781501713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705557.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the woman suffrage movement during the outbreak of war in Europe. Contradictions and upheaval related to the war marred the last three years of the suffrage campaign in New ... More


Feminism and the women’s movement

Matt Perry

in 'Red Ellen' Wilkinson: Her ideas, movements and world

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719087202
eISBN:
9781781706831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087202.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Wilkinson's involvement in the women's movement is crucial to understanding her political trajectory. At the level of her ideas, Wilkinson developed a gendered critique of pre-war British socialism. ... More


Introduction

Susan Goodier

in No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the book's primary goal, which is to understand the movement for women's rights from the point of view of the women who opposed their enfranchisement in New York ... More


Anti-Suffragists at the 1894 New York State Constitutional Convention

Susan Goodier

in No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the earliest attempts by conservative women to organize anti-suffrage activity. It was not until Susan B. Anthony and other suffragists conducted state tours in preparation for ... More


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