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Frances Power Cobbe : Victorian feminist, journalist, reformer

Author: Sally Mitchell
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2004.
Series: Victorian literature and culture series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frances Power Cobbe (1822-1904) was one of the most important 19th century British writers and activists. She worked to improve conditions for delinquent girls and for the sick poor, promoted  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Frances Power Cobbe; Frances Power Cobbe; Frances Power Cobbe
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Mitchell
ISBN: 0813922712 9780813922713
OCLC Number: 53215786
Description: xiii, 463 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: A child well born --
Childhood, girlhood, school, 1827-1838 --
Young lady in training, 1839-1845 --
The family heretic, 1845-1857 --
Travel alone, 1857-1858 --
From winter into summer, 1859-1864 --
Mary Lloyd --
At home in London, 1865-1868 --
Working woman scribbler, 1869-1874 --
Parliamentary politics, 1875-1878 --
Battles for the unrepresented, 1879-1884 --
Tilting at windmills, 1884-1892 --
The oldest new woman, 1893-1904.
Series Title: Victorian literature and culture series.
Responsibility: Sally Mitchell.
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