Frances Power Cobbe

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Informationen zum Autor Sally Mitchell! Professor of Women's Studies at Temple University! is the author of Daily Life in Victorian England and the Choice award-winning The New Girl: Girls' Culture in England! 1880-1915! among other works. Klappentext Frances Power Cobbe (1822-1904) is the most important nineteenth-century British writer and activist not heretofore treated in a full-length biography. She worked to improve conditions for delinquent girls and for the sick poor! promoted university degrees for women! roused support for the Union during the American Civil War! advocated for victims of marital violence! campaigned for women's suffrage! and engaged in a battle with leading physicians decrying the use of animal experimentation. Sally Mitchell has unearthed extensive material by or relating to Cobbe over the last several years! dramatically increasing and updating the information now available about this major figure in social and literary history. Mitchell traces the detail of Cobbe's life and work! analyzes her writing! and sets both in the context of the social and intellectual debates of her time. Zusammenfassung Frances Power Cobbe (1822-1904) was one of the most important 19th century British writers and activists. She worked to improve conditions for delinquent girls and for the sick poor! promoted university degrees for women and roused support for the Union during the American Civil War. This is her biography.

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Sally Mitchell, Professor of Women's Studies at Temple University, is the author of Daily Life in Victorian England and the Choice award-winning The New Girl: Girls' Culture in England, 1880-1915, among other works.



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Frances Power Cobbe (1822-1904) is the most important nineteenth-century British writer and activist not heretofore treated in a full-length biography. She worked to improve conditions for delinquent girls and for the sick poor, promoted university degrees for women, roused support for the Union during the American Civil War, advocated for victims of marital violence, campaigned for women's suffrage, and engaged in a battle with leading physicians decrying the use of animal experimentation. Sally Mitchell has unearthed extensive material by or relating to Cobbe over the last several years, dramatically increasing and updating the information now available about this major figure in social and literary history. Mitchell traces the detail of Cobbe's life and work, analyzes her writing, and sets both in the context of the social and intellectual debates of her time.



Zusammenfassung
Frances Power Cobbe (1822-1904) was one of the most important 19th century British writers and activists. She worked to improve conditions for delinquent girls and for the sick poor, promoted university degrees for women and roused support for the Union during the American Civil War. This is her biography.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Frances Power Cobbe
Untertitel
Victorian Feminist, Journalist, Reformer
Autor
EAN
9780813922713
ISBN
978-0-8139-2271-3
Format
Fester Einband
Herausgeber
University of Virginia Press
Genre
Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten
400
Gewicht
850g
Größe
H237mm x B163mm x T36mm
Jahr
2004
Untertitel
Englisch
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