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Making really good use of unpublished journals and letters, Pam Hirsch has written a biography that's as vigorous and robust as its topic, recreating the girl in all her moods, and putting her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