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By Judith Johnston

ISBN-10: 113827920X

ISBN-13: 9781138279209

ISBN-10: 1859283799

ISBN-13: 9781859283790

Anna Brownwell Jameson (1794-1869) was once a principal determine within the London international of letters and artwork within the early Victorian interval, and an incredible feminist author. Her neighbors integrated such figures as Harriet Martineau, woman Byron, Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. This research considers her lifestyles and works, utilizing a distinct Jameson paintings because the valuable concentration of every bankruptcy. the writer considers the actual non-fiction discourse within which the paintings is written, in addition to such matters as gender and colonialism. prepared chronologically, the publication additionally charts the expansion and improvement of a made up our minds feminism within the important years of the early Victorian interval, and compares Jameson to her contemporaries.

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