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Prisons and Prisoners

Prisons and Prisoners is the autobiography of aristocratic suffragette Constance Lytton. In it, she details her militant actions in the struggle to gain the vote for women, including her masquerade and imprisonment as the working-class “Jane Warton.” As a member of a well-known political family (and grand-daughter of the famous novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton), Lytton’s arrests…

Literature of the Women’s Suffrage Campaign in England

During the British women’s suffrage campaign of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, women wrote plays to convert others to their cause; they wrote essays to justify their militant actions; and they wrote fiction and poetry about their prison experiences. This volume is a diverse collection of these writings, focused on the women’s suffrage…

Dreams

Dreams is a work that defies conventional categorization; however, one might best capture its unique formal structure by construing it as a series of prose poems or narrative paintings, a starkly modern text inflected by the far older tradition of the medieval dream-vision poem. Though a work of prophecy, it proceeds with a light touch.…

Twentieth-Century Literature

TWENTIETH-CENTURY LITERATURE *Lord Jim (1900) Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness, third edition (1899 / 1902) Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness (Ed. Peters) (1902) Joseph Conrad The Secret Agent (1907) Joseph Conrad *Under Western Eyes (1911) Joseph Conrad *My Brilliant Career (1901) Sarah Miles Franklin Kim (1901) Rudyard Kipling *The Grand Babylon Hotel (1902) Arnold Bennett *The…