Rediscovering Forgotten Radicals: British Women Writers, 1889-1939

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Arthur Foley Winnington-Ingram, Angela J. C. Ingram, Daphne Patai
University of North Carolina Press, 1993 - 319 páginas
Rediscovering Forgotten Radicals reintroduces the work of writers and activists whose texts, and often whose very lives, were passionately engaged in the major political issues of their times but who have been displaced from both the historical and the literary record. Focusing on seventeen writers whose common concern was radically to change the status quo, this collection of thirteen essays challenges not only the neglect of these particular writers but also the marginalization of women from British political life and literary history. This volume's recuperation of them alters our appraisal of their literary period and defines their influence on struggles still very much alive today--including the suffrage movement, feminism, anti-vivisection, reproductive rights, trade unionism, pacifism, and socialism. The radicals of 1889-1939, whether or not widely read in their own day, speak in different ways to the 'intelligent discontent' of many people in our time.

Originally published in 1993.

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Angela Ingram, professor of English at Southwest Texas State University, is coeditor of Women's Writing in Exile.

Daphne Patai, professor of women's studies and Portuguese at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, is coeditor of Women's Words: The Feminist Practice of Oral History.

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