The Public Lives of Charlotte and Marie Stopes

The Public Lives of Charlotte and Marie Stopes

by Stephanie Green

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Overview

Charlotte Stopes was the first woman in Scotland to get a university qualification. She devoted her life to studying Shakespeare and the promotion of women in public life. Though Charlotte is largely forgotten, her daughter Marie is well known. Green asserts that Marie’s success can only be understood in relation to the achievements of her mother.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317321781
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/06/2015
Series: Dramatic Lives
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction: Performing a Public Life
1 Demands and Desires
2 The Rational Charlotte Stopes
3 Personal and Political: The 1890s
4 Pleasure, Drama, Money: The Maturation of Marie Stopes
5 The Search for Recognition
6 Marie Stopes and the Public Imagination
7 The Citizen Mother
Afterword
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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