Emmeline Pankhurst | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Emmeline Pankhurst.
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“The Triumph of Mrs. Pankhurst,” in The Nation and the Athenaeum, Vol. XLIII, No. 12, June 23, 1928, pp. 388-89.

In the following essay, the critic praises Pankhurst's role in the women's movement at the turn of the century

Most poets are cradled into poetry by wrong, They learn in suffering what they teach in song. 

Something of the kind might be said of Social Reformers, and it might be said of Mrs. Pankhurst. Along with her barrister husband—an expansive and generous man—she had plunged while still young into Socialism, much to the surprise of Manchester Socialists, who in the late 'eighties were unaccustomed to recruits. The newcomers quickened the pace of the local movement and led the sort of fight which in that remote age stirred the blood—a fight for free speech at Boggart Hole Clough. After victory had been won, Dr. Pankhurst, who had spent freely...

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