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By Pamela Hirsch

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon used to be the main unconventional and influential chief of the Victorian women's circulate. greatly proficient, full of life and unique, she was once a feminist, law-reformer, painter, journalist, the shut pal of George Eliot and a cousin of Florence Nightingale.

As a painter, Barbara is now known as an essential determine between Pre-Raphaelite girls artists. As a feminist she led 4 nice campaigns: for married women's criminal prestige, for the appropriate to paintings, the proper to vote and to schooling.

Making really good use of unpublished journals and letters, Pam Hirsch has written a biography that's as vigorous and robust as its topic, recreating the girl in all her moods, and putting her firmly within the context of women's fight for equality.

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Copyright © 1999 by the University of Oklahoma Press. —World Literature Written in English, v. 15, November, 1976 for “Doris Lessing’s Feminist Plays” by Agate Nesaule Krouse. Copyright © 1976 by WLWE. Reproduced by permission of the publisher and the author. Copyrighted material in Feminism in Literature was reproduced from the following books: Acocella, Joan. From Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism. University of Nebraska Press, 2000. Copyright © 2000, by Joan Acocella. All rights reserved.

All rights reserved. —Freedman, Estelle B. and Erna Olafson Hellerstein. From an introduction to Victorian Women: A Documentary Account of Women’s Lives in Nineteenth-Century England, France, and the United States. Edited by Erna Olafson Hellerstein, Leslie Parker Hume, and Karen M. Offen. Stanford University Press, 1981. Copyright © 1981 by the Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Junior University. —Frenk, Susan. From “The Wandering Text: Situating the Narratives of Isabel Allende,” in Latin American Women’s Writing: Feminist Readings in Theory and Crisis.

Emecheta, Buchi. ,” in Criticism and Ideology: Second African Writers’ Conference. Edited by Kirsten Holst Petersen. Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, 1988. Copyright © 1988 by Scandinavian Institute of African Studies. All rights reserved. —Ensler, Eve. From The Vagina Monologues: The V-Day Edition. Villard, 2001. Copyright © 1998, 2001 by Eve Ensler. All rights reserved. —Enstad, Nan. From Ladies of Labor, Girls of Adventure: Working Women, Popular Culture, and Labor Politics at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.

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