Votes for Women

The Virago Book of Suffragettes

Author: Joyce Marlow

Publisher: Virago Press

ISBN: 9781860498961

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 320

View: 4448

Queen Victoria is most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad wicked folly of women's rights, with all its attendant horrors, on which her poor sex is bent' - 1870 It was a bloody and dangerous war lasting several decades, won finally by sheer will and determination in 1928. Drawing on extracts from diaries, newspapers, letters, journals and books, Joyce Marlow has pieced together this inspiring, poignant and exciting history using the voices of the women themselves. Some of the people and events are well-known, but Marlow has gone beyond the obvious, particularly beyond London, to show us the ordinary women - middle and working-class, who had the breathtaking courage to stand up and be counted - or just as likely hectored, or pelted with eggs. These women were clever and determined, knew the power of humour and surprise and exhibited 'unladylike' passion and bravery. Joyce Marlow's anthology is lively, comprehensive, surprising and triumphant.

Suffragettes

The Fight for Votes for Women

Author: Joyce Marlow

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349007756

Category: History

Page: 320

View: 8141

Queen Victoria is most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad wicked folly of women's rights, with all its attendant horrors, on which her poor sex is bent' - 1870 It was a bloody and dangerous war lasting several decades, won finally by sheer will and determination in 1928. Drawing on extracts from diaries, newspapers, letters, journals and books, Joyce Marlow has pieced together this inspiring, poignant and exciting history using the voices of the women themselves. Some of the people and events are well-known, but Marlow has gone beyond the obvious, particularly beyond London, to show us the ordinary women - middle and working-class, who had the breathtaking courage to stand up and be counted - or just as likely hectored, or pelted with eggs. These women were clever and determined, knew the power of humour and surprise and exhibited 'unladylike' passion and bravery. Joyce Marlow's anthology is lively, comprehensive, surprising and triumphant.

Twentieth Century British History

A Teaching Resource Book

Author: William Simpson

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415311151

Category: History

Page: 355

View: 7505

Rev. ed. of: Working with sources. 1988.

Das Buch der Kinder

Roman

Author: Antonia S. Byatt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783100044174

Category:

Page: 894

View: 1353

Zwischen 1895 und dem 1. Weltkrieg gehen im Haus des englischen Journalisten und Freidenkers Wellwood, seiner Ehefrau Olive, einer Schriftstellerin, und ihrer 7 Kinder Künstler, Intellektuelle und Reformer ein und aus. Ein Familienroman des Fin de Siècle mit viel integrierter Historie dieser Zeit.

101 Things You Need to Know About Suffragettes

Author: Maggie Andrews,Janis Lomas

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 0750988851

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 160

View: 1065

Suffragettes learned jiu-jitsu, repelled policemen with their hatpins, burnt down football stadiums and planted bombs. They rented a house near to Holloway Prison and sang rebel anthems to the Suffragettes inside. They barricaded themselves into their homes to repulse tax collectors. They arranged mass runs on Parliament. They had themselves posted to the Prime Minister, getting as far as the door of No. 10. Indomitable older members applied for gun licences to scare the government into thinking they were planning a revolution. Rebels. Warriors. Princesses. Prisoners. Pioneers. Here are 101 of the most extraordinary facts about Suffragettes that you need to know.

Suffragette Sally

Author: Gertrude Colmore

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 1551114747

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 1192

Published in 1911, Suffragette Sally is one of the best-known popular novels promoting the cause of women’s suffrage in Britain at the beginning of the twentieth century. The novel details the militant campaign of the suffragist Women’s Social and Political Union against the political establishment of the time. Through its three female protagonists, each from a different class, the novel recounts the challenges faced by women who dared to flout social convention by agitating for the vote. The Sally of the title is Sally Simmonds, a maid-of-all-work in a household where she has to deal with her employer’s advances along with her daily tasks. The novel follows Sally’s conversion to the suffrage movement and details the consequences she must face as a working-class woman who risks her job, her relationships, and eventually her life for the cause. The novel weaves together the fictional stories of the three main characters with documentary material drawn from contemporary suffrage and mainstream newspapers, and raises the hope that female alliances might someday transcend class boundaries. This Broadview edition also includes fascinating historical materials on the suffrage movement, including contemporary accounts of imprisonment, hunger strikes, and battles with police.

Sally Heathcote, Suffragette

Author: Mary M. Talbot

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1616555475

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 163

View: 2076

Follows the story of a British suffragette, Sally Heathcote, a common maid who joined the movement adm the changing climate and politics of early twentieth century Edwardian England.

Prinzessin undercover – Geheimnisse

Author: Connie Glynn

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3733650956

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

View: 7677

»Ich wollte immer nur eins: keine Prinzessin mehr sein. Und dann lande ich in einem Zimmer mit einem Mädchen, das von Prinzessinnen besessen ist!« Ellie ist eine echte Prinzessin, die sich nichts mehr wünscht, als normal leben zu können. Lottie ist ein ganz normales Mädchen, das sich nichts mehr wünscht, als Prinzessin zu sein. Als sich ausgerechnet diese beiden im Internat Rosewood Hall ein Zimmer teilen müssen, liegt die Lösung auf der Hand: Sie tauschen heimlich die Rollen. Doch in Rosewood ist auch sonst nicht jeder, wer er zu sein scheint, und eine Geheimorganisation hat es auf die Prinzessin abgesehen - ohne zu wissen, welche nun die richtige ist ... Nur mit Mut, Entschlossenheit und absoluter Loyalität können die Freundinnen sich gegenseitig retten. Denn Prinzessin ist mehr als ein Titel - Prinzessin bist du im Herzen! Band 2 erscheint im Frühjahr 2019!

Die letzte Borgia

Roman

Author: Sarah Dunant

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3458749713

Category: Fiction

Page: 522

View: 1232

Treten Sie ein in eine Welt des Glanzes, der Leidenschaft und der Intrigen – in die Welt Lucrezia Borgias und ihrer skandalösen Familie. Nach dem großen Erfolg von Der Palast der Borgia öffnet Sarah Dunant erneut die schweren Palasttüren und lässt uns einen Blick auf die berüchtigtste Familie Italiens erhaschen. Ein historischer Roman mit allen Finessen, so spannend wie Hilary Mantel, so atmosphärisch wie Eva Stachniak. Es ist das Jahr 1502. Die Gerüchte um Lucrezia Borgia sind zahlreicher denn je, in den Straßen ganz Italiens hört man es raunen: von Lucrezias angeblicher Affäre mit ihrem Bruder Cesare, von der verbotenen Liebe zu ihrem Vater, dem Papst Alexander VI., von Mord und Orgien. Doch wo Lucrezia selbst auftaucht, verstummen die Stimmen – mit ihrer Anmut und ihrem Geschick verzaubert sie die Höfe Italiens. Und gut verbirgt sie dabei ihr Geheimnis, dass nämlich nicht jedes Gerücht unbegründet ist: Tatsächlich hat Cesare aus Eifersucht Lucrezias Ehemann ermordet, ihre große Liebe. Doch einer Borgia werden Wut und Trauer nicht nachgesehen, Lucrezia hat eine Aufgabe zu erfüllen: Eine neue Stadt wartet auf sie, eine neue Liebe und das nächste gefährliche Spiel um Macht und Reichtum.

Kessie

Author: Joyce Marlow

Publisher: eBookPartnership.com

ISBN: 1783010320

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

View: 6063

An award winning story of the epic campaign for “Votes for Women “ and a tempestuous love affair….. Kessie Thorpe, the daughter of a Manchester mill-owner is charming, innocent, eager. Sarah Whitworth hails from a tough, working class Lancashire background. Alice Hartley is a rich American, brought to England to find a titled husband, but headstrong Alice has other ideas. Their lives converge in 1905 when the three young women join the Pankhursts in the suffrage struggle. And join forces to get Sarah’s charismatic brother Tom Whitworth elected as an MP for the newly formed Labour party. At the core of the novel is Kessie and Tom’s stormy marriage, Alice’s desire to bed Tom, and Sarah’s disastrous foray into “free love”. While Kessie struggles to find the balance between her personal life as wife and mother and what she sees as her public duty, Tom’s attitude towards the wife he loves is a mixture of pride and an exasperation that leads him astray. Joyce Marlow draws on her extensive historical knowledge to depict the highs and lows of the suffrage campaign in a highly readable novel that has a surprising relevance to the problems that still face women in the twenty-first century.

The Women's Suffrage Movement

New Feminist Perspectives

Author: Maroula Joannou

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719048609

Category: Social Science

Page: 227

View: 1244

Presents the best of recent feminist scholarship on the suffrage movement, illustrating its complexity, richness and diversity.

The Memoirs of Ellie Warburton

Author: Joyce Marlow

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1783335858

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

View: 7627

This well written, poignant, fast-paced novel focuses on what women did in the Great War that turned Europe upside down and devastated so many millions of lives. It follows the path that leads Ellie Warburton from a curiously isolated, upper class childhood in the wilds of north Lancashire, to pre-war campaigning as a non-militant suffragette, to her wartime role as mobile kitchen and ambulance driver in Flanders’ bloody fields. The youngest of “the three beautiful Warburton sisters”, Ellie is idealistic, romantically minded, yet determined to make her mark in the world. The eldest sister Matty is ambitiously self-centred. While she cares deeply for suffering humanity en masse, she has no understanding of individual emotion. Vicky is a born hedonist and while similarly self-centred, she radiates charm, effortlessly drawing people, notably men, into her web. Both, particularly Vicky, affect Ellie’s life. Virtually all the men in their lives went to war. They raised companies, served as intelligence officers and doctors, while the great love of Ellie’s life, Luke Stoddard, born and brought up in a dreaded workhouse, served as a ‘tommy’ in the trenches before becoming a famous war artist. They were a doomed generation. How many survived the war?

Votes for Women

Author: June Purvis,Sandra Stanley Holton

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415214582

Category: Political Science

Page: 297

View: 1011

Votes for Women provides an innovative re-examination of the suffrage movement, presenting new perspectives which challenge the existing literature on this subject. This fascinating book charts the history of the movement in Britain from the nineteenth century to the postwar period, assessing important figures such as; * Emmeline Pankhurst and the militant wing * Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader of the constitutional wing *Jennie Baines and her link with the international suffrage movements.

Emmeline Pankhurst

Author: Paula Bartley

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415206518

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 284

View: 9653

In this well-structured, fluent and lively account, Paula Bartley uses new archival material to assess whether Pankhurst should be seen as a heroine or a tyrant, a conservative or a progressive. Emmeline Pankhurst was the most prominent campaigner for the women's right to vote and was transformed into a popular heroine of the early twentieth century. Early in life she was attracted to socialism, she grew into an entrenched and militant suffragette and ended up as a Conservative Party candidate. This new biography examines the guiding principles that underpinned all of Emmeline Pankhurst's actions, and places her achievements within a wider social and political context.

The Sentinel

An Incomplete Early Novel

Author: Rebecca West

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781900755511

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 277

View: 4710

'And when the suffragette went out by the door the stones began to come through the window.' The descriptions of hunger striking and the force feeding of suffragettes in this, Rebecca West's first and hitherto unknown novel, are among the most gripping in suffragette literature. But The Sentinel (1909-11) is equally compelling for its engagement with some of the major political, cultural and literary debates of the early twentieth century. Offering a sweeping panorama of English society, West covers issues ranging from contemporary concerns within the feminist movement (feminism and socialism, female desire, sexuality and motherhood) to Russian revolutionaries, popular culture and aesthetics. In her edition, Laing demonstrates why this flawed work offers an important historical and biographical document and a privileged insight into the emergence of the young Rebecca West as fiction writer and astute critic on the literary and political scene.

Housman Society Journal

Author: Housman Society

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: N.A

View: 5600

The Peterloo Massacre

Author: Joyce Marlow

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473556899

Category: History

Page: 288

View: 7598

Unity of the oppressed can make a difference in politically uncertain times A peaceful protest turned tragedy; this is the true story of the working class fight for the vote. On August 16 1819, in St Peter’s Field, Manchester, a large non-violent gathering demanding parliamentary reform turned into a massacre, leaving many dead and hundreds more injured. This catastrophic event was one of the key moments of the age, a political awakening of the working class, and eventually led to ordinary people gaining suffrage. In this definitive account Joyce Marlow tells the stories of the real people involved and brings to life the atrocity the government attempted to cover up. The Peterloo Massacre is soon to be the subject of a major film directed by Mike Leigh.

Radikaler Protest

Zur soziologischen Theorie politischer Bewegungen

Author: Andreas Pettenkofer

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593387603

Category: Social Science

Page: 301

View: 7375

Die Bedingungen, unter denen radikale Protestbewegungen entstehen, sind zentral für die Erklärung sozialen Wandels. Andreas Pettenkofer liefert eine – bisher fehlende – kritische Gesamtdarstellung der entsprechenden Theorien. Darüber hinaus entwirft er in Anknüpfung an Konzepte der klassischen Religionssoziologie eine Theorie, um die Mechanismen auch des kulturellen Wandels zu erklären, die mit Protestbewegungen verbunden sind. Er ermöglicht damit ein genaueres Verständnis von Protestphänomenen. Zugleich zeigt er, welchen Nutzen die Analyse radikaler Protestbewegungen für die allgemeine sozialtheoretische Diskussion bringt.