Mary Elizabeth Braddon's secret: An anti-feminist amongst women

Mattacks, K. (2009) Mary Elizabeth Braddon's secret: An anti-feminist amongst women. In: Wagner, T., ed. (2009) Antifeminism and the Victorian Novel: Rereading Nineteenth-Century Women Writers. Cambria Press. ISBN 9781604976076

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Abstract

This reclaims the novelist M.E. Braddon from the claims that her popular brand of 1860s fiction was intended to promote the feminist cause. Rather, by examining archive and textual evidence, Braddon emerges as a complex conservative figure who was deeply suspicious of the militant feminism displayed by the suffragettes and the New Woman.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:antifeminism, Braddon, new woman, Victorian
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > Department of Arts and Cultural Industries
ID Code:10526
Deposited By: G. Brown
Deposited On:23 Jul 2010 11:23
Last Modified:12 Aug 2013 08:02

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