Anna Jameson: Victorian, Feminist, Woman of Letters (The by Judith Johnston

By Judith Johnston

Anna Brownwell Jameson (1794-1869) was once a crucial determine within the London international of letters and paintings within the early Victorian interval, and an immense feminist author. Her neighbors integrated such figures as Harriet Martineau, woman Byron, Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. This learn considers her lifestyles and works, utilizing a special Jameson paintings because the critical concentration of every bankruptcy. the writer considers the actual non-fiction discourse during which the paintings is written, in addition to such matters as gender and colonialism. prepared chronologically, the e-book additionally charts the expansion and improvement of a decided feminism within the very important years of the early Victorian interval, and compares Jameson to her contemporaries.

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