This important collection of writings is about, and by, women connected with social and political movements between 1799-1870. It also records the attitudes of the great radical reformers to the role of women in society and documents the vast cultural changes brought about by industrialisation. Volume III illustrates the debates of the period surrounding marriage, sexuality and family. Included are writings by Frances Morrison, Robert Dale Owen, William Cobbett and William Lovett. The collection draws together the following key material: This collection will appeal to anyone with an interest in women's history and Victorian studies.
Table of Contents
VOLUME III: MARRIAGE, SEXUALITY AND FAMILY Introduction 3 126 William Cobbett, Letter III ‘To a Lover’ and Letter IV ‘To a Husband’, from Advice to Young Men and (Incidentally) to Young Women, in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life in a Series of Letters Addressed to a Youth, a Bachelor, a Lover, a Husband, a Father, a Citizen, or a Subject (1856) 17 127 Robert Dale Owen, Moral Physiology; or, a Brief and Plain Treatise on the Population Question (1833) 95 128 Robert Owen, The Marriage System of The New Moral World; with a Faint Outline of the Present Very Irrational System, as Developed in a Course of Ten Lectures (1839) 155 129 Frances Morrison, The Influence of the Present Marriage System upon the Character and Interests of Females Contrasted with That Proposed by Robert Owen, Esq. (1838) 221 130 William Lovett, Social and Political Morality (1853)