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Linda K. Hughes, “The Professional Woman Writer”

Image result for history of british women's writingLinda K. Hughes¬†contributes chapter 3 to¬†The History of British Women’s Writing, 1830-1880, edited by Lucy Hartley (U of Michigan) and published last month by Palgrave Macmillan. Linda’s chapter (pp. 56-70) surveys the broader landscape of professional women writers through a focus on Anna Jameson, Harriet Martineau, Marian Evans (later George Eliot), Frances Power Cobbe, and Margaret Oliphant.