Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2019

248 Pages | 1 diagram

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526123503

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Margaret Harkness

Writing social engagement 1880-1921

First Edition

Edited by Flore Janssen and Lisa Robertson

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Offers the first collection of critical essays devoted to the author, activist, and traveller Margaret Harkness
  • Brings together the work of some of the most significant scholars of nineteenth-century London and its literature
  • Sets literary analysis and cultural criticism alongside recently uncovered biographical information about Harkness to illuminate the complex and dynamic history of the period
  • Indicates avenues for further research into women>'s political engagement at the turn of the twentieth century