Ever Yours, C.H. Spence

Ever Yours, C.H. Spence

Author: Catherine Helen Spence

Publisher: Wakefield Press

ISBN: 1862546568

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 412

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Catherine Helen Spence, an unparalleled advocate of women's rights in Australia and the world, is now recognized as an important predecessor to the Feminist movement. Her autobiography, composed while on her deathbed and enhanced with scholarly annotation from two Spence scholars, reveals a woman both in and ahead of her time.
Ever Yours, C.H. Spence
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Catherine Helen Spence, Susan Magarey
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Wakefield Press

Catherine Helen Spence, an unparalleled advocate of women's rights in Australia and the world, is now recognized as an important predecessor to the Feminist movement. Her autobiography, composed while on her deathbed and enhanced with scholarly annotation from two Spence scholars, reveals a woman both in and ahead of her
Turning Points
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Robert Foster
Categories: South Australia
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-27 - Publisher: Wakefield Press

How distinctive is South Australia after all? South Australia has often been represented as 'different': free of convicts, more enlightened in its attitudes toward Aboriginal people, established on rational economic principles, and progressive in its social and political development. Some of this is true, some of it is not, but
Unbridling the Tongues of Women
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Susan Magarey
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: University of Adelaide Press

Catherine Helen Spence was a charismatic public speaker in the late nineteenth century, a time when women were supposed to speak only at their own firesides. She was carving a new path into the world of public politics along which other women would follow, in the first Australian colony to
Reading Across the Pacific
Language: en
Pages: 396
Authors: Robert Dixon, Nicholas Birns
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Sydney University Press

Reading Across the Pacific is a study of literary and cultural engagement between the United States and Australia from a contemporary interdisciplinary perspective. The book examines the relations of the two countries, shifting the emphasis from the broad cultural patterns that are often compared, to the specific networks, interactions, and
Trailblazers
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Carolyn Collins, Roy Eccleston
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-11 - Publisher: Wakefield Press

Australia's first female prime minister. The country's first female judge. The first woman to win the Archibald Prize for portraiture. Australia's first female chief diplomat. The nation's first female winemaker. These women were all trailblazers, but they have something else in common - every one of them was South Australian.