Description - Olive Schreiner and the Progress of Feminism by Carolyn Burdett
Olive Schreiner and the Progress of Feminism explores two key areas: first, the debates taking place in England during the last two decades of the nineteenth century about the position of women; and, second, the volatile events of the 1890s in South Africa, which culminated in war between the British Empire and the Boer republics in 1899. Through a detailed reading of the fictional and non-fictional writing of one extraordinary woman, Olive Schreiner, it traces the complex relations between gender and empire in a modernizing world.
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(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Author Biography - Carolyn Burdett
CAROLYN BURDETT is Principal Lecturer in English Literature at the School of Arts and Humanities, University of North London.