suffragism


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the belief that the right to vote should be extended (as to women)

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Even when work does quote directly from the Revolution, scholars most often deploy the quotations as evidence of racism within white suffragism rather than as significant parts of a larger object of analysis that warrants examination.
Organised Suffragism in Ireland", The Irish Citizen, 25 May 1912, 7.
Anthony and shows that an impressive circle of female couples played major roles in all the political movements (temperance, suffragism, etc.
DuBois argues that after her mother's death in 1902 Blatch substantially expanded the class base of suffragism, encouraged a more activist and militant style, and brought a new political sensibility to the movement.
Green is also curious about what motivated the rise of suffragism a generation later than women's activism in the North.
Attention to the liberating visions of the movement's pioneers gives way to single-minded suffragism, and activists cease to be situated within a history of women.
The ten to twelve years of Vida's life before her conversion are summed up in an allusion to Dante's Inferno through which she signals to Beatrice/Jean the stakes of her militant suffragism and philanthropic work for homeless women: like the Vigliacchi she had wandered "homeless on the skirts of limbo, among the abortions and off-scourings of Creation," a wretch "`who never live'" having "never felt the pangs of partizanship" (125).
See Antoinette Burton, "The Feminist Quest for Identity: British Imperial Suffragism and |Global Sisterhood,' 1900-1915," Journal of Women's History 3:2 (Fall 1991): 46-81.
In the defiantly heterogeneous pages of The Freewoman, The New Freewoman, and The Egoist, the suffragism, socialism, feminism, and anarchism of prewar and wartime London interacted with notable movements in literature, art, and aesthetics.
Her "growing antipathy to suffragism," Sutherland writes, "would distort almost everything she wrote for the next decade" (1908-18).
Indeed, throughout life she challenged bourgeois expectations and embraced suffragism, socialism and republicanism in succession.
And while Potter remains sensitive to issues of gender--particularly the way in which wartime romances depict patriotic service as the purgative "cure" for unnatural deviations like aestheticism, suffragism, pacifism, and intellectualism--she attempts to resist, sometimes to an extreme, applying either a feminist or a modernist teleology to these works.
Knight also believes that Addams's suffragism can be traced to this time, although because of her parents' disagreement about the issue, the Addams's household was hardly a hotbed of women's rights activism.
of which suffragism was perhaps the paradigmatic expression) has hardly escaped orientalist influence.
This distinction between vorticism and suffragism came in contrast to Marinetti's efforts in 1910 to affiliate futurism with the fight for women's suffrage, an affiliation that was somewhat surprising given the Italian movement's masculinist propaganda.