Mrs. Humphrey Ward


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Noun1.Mrs. Humphrey Ward - English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)Mrs. Humphrey Ward - English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)
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Lewis's recently published study enumerates the influences of Stael's Corinne (1807) and Sand's Consuelo (1842) and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt (1843) on the work of four Victorian writers: Geraldine Jewsbury, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Eliot, and Mrs. Humphrey Ward. In particular Lewis focuses on English texts whose main female characters are artists and women of great intellect, the direct inheritors of a great woman tradition established by Corinne and Consuelo.
John Sutherland, Mrs. Humphrey Ward: Eminent Victorian, Pre-Eminent Edwardian.
In Mrs. Humphrey Ward: Eminent Victorian, Pre-Eminent Edwardian, John Sutherland approaches his subject with the wisdom available to those writing about people and events occurring a century ago.