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Olive Schreiner and the Progress of Feminism: Evolution, Gender and Empire (Hardback)
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Olive Schreiner and the Progress of Feminism: Evolution, Gender and Empire (Hardback)

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Hardback 232 Pages / Published: 12/01/2001
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Olive Schreiner and the Progress of Feminism explores two key areas: first, the debates taking place in England during the last two decades of the nineteenth century about the position of women; and, second, the volatile events of the 1890s in South Africa, which culminated in war between the British Empire and the Boer republics in 1899. Through a detailed reading of the fictional and non-fictional writing of one extraordinary woman, Olive Schreiner, it traces the complex relations between gender and empire in a modernizing world.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780333615324
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 460 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 13 mm


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