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Victorian Feminists
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Victorian Feminists

Barbara Caine

Abstract

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 uncover the range, diversity, and complexity of Victorian feminism, and to examine the relationship between personal experience and feminist commitment. The book sets its carefully researched biographical studies of the four women, each with her own fascinating history, in the context of the Victorian feminist movement. It explores the ideas and strategies of feminists in the late 19th century, analy ... More

Keywords: Victorian feminism, Emily Davies, Frances Power Cobbe, Josephine Butler, Millicent Garrett Fawcett, personal experience, feminist commitment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780198204336
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barbara Caine, author
University of Sydney