Women in the Literary Market 1800-1900

Elizabeth Robins
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Actress and writer Eilzabeth Robins was an outspoken advocate for women’s suffrage. Her 1907 novel The Convert was adapted from her electrifying play Votes For Women, which was based upon the lives and struggles of several prominent suffrage leaders.

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Elizabeth Robins. The Convert. London: Methuen & Co., 1907.
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early role models
entering the literary market
learned poets
getting into print
charlotte bronte and george eliot
sin and sensation
new women
L.T. Meade
the three volume format
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