Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Scopus Web of Science® Altmetric
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorMagarey, S.en
dc.descriptionType of work : Book Extent : 214 p. : 23 cm.en
dc.description.abstractA pioneer for women - Originally published in 1985, this revised edition with an updated Introduction, is being published by the University of Adelaide Press to commemorate the anniversary of Catherine Helen Spence's death on 3 April 1910. 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. In challenging the custom and convention that confined middle-class women to the domestic sphere, she was carving a new path into the world of public politics along which other women would follow, in the first Australian colony to win votes for women. She was also much more – a novelist deserving comparison with George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman; a pioneering woman journalist; a ‘public intellectual’ a century before the term was coined; a philanthropic innovator in social welfare and education, with an influence reaching far beyond South Australia; Australia’s first female political candidate. A ‘New Woman’, she declared herself. The ‘Grand Old Woman of Australia’ others called her.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilitySusan Magareyen
dc.publisherUniversity of Adelaide Pressen
dc.rights© Susan Magarey 1985, 2010en
dc.titleUnbridling the tongues of women : a biography of Catherine Helen Spenceen
dc.typeCreative worken
pubs.library.collectionHistory publicationsen
Appears in Collections:University of Adelaide Press Publications
History publications

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
hdl_64815.pdfPublished Version3.27 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.