Emmeline Pankhurst | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Emmeline Pankhurst.
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A review of My Own Story, in The Dial, LVIII, 686, January 16, 1915, p. 57.

In the following review, critic praises My Own Story for its vivid depiction of Pankhurst's life and the women's movement.

This breathing spell in the woman suffrage agitation in England is a good time to review what that agitation has effected and to consider briefly its hopes for the future. Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst's book, My Own Story gives an excellent even though warmly partisan account of the movement, especially of that part in which she has been concerned, and closes with hopeful prophecies of the future. Addressing herself to American readers and appealing for their sympathies, she writes with a very telling directness of speech about the attitude and methods of the English government in seeking to withhold from women the rights to which it will be difficult for any candid reader of her book to...

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