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The literary North (2012)
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(2012). The literary North

According to George Orwell, the North was 'a strange country'. In a grim, industrial landscape, its working-class inhabitants seem to inhabit a bleak world permanently caught in the piercing gaze of 1930s realism. Stereotypes of the North have been t... Read More

Queen Caroline’s pains and penalties: Silence and speech in the dramatic art of British women’s suffrage (2012)
Journal Article
Cockin, K. (2012). Queen Caroline’s pains and penalties: Silence and speech in the dramatic art of British women’s suffrage. Law and literature, 24(1), (40-58). doi:10.1525/lal.2012.24.1.40. ISSN 1535-685X

In Britain, the act that launched the militant campaign of the suffragettes in 1905 was the interruption of a political meeting in Manchester. The violent silencing and arrest of the women ensued. The women’s suffrage campaigns in Britain became more... Read More

Cicely Hamilton's warriors: dramatic reinventions of militancy in the British women's suffrage movement (2005)
Journal Article
Cockin, K. (2005). Cicely Hamilton's warriors: dramatic reinventions of militancy in the British women's suffrage movement. Women's History Review, 14(3-4), (527-542). doi:10.1080/09612020500200437. ISSN 0961-2025

The campaigns for women's enfranchisement in Britain have been associated with public spectacle, metropolitan activity and sensational acts of militant law-breaking. The circumstances of the development, adaptation and performance of Cicely Hamilton'... Read More