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The 'She-Champion of Impiety': A Case Study of Female Radicalism

Parolin, Christina


This chapter aims to give full justice to the story of Susannah Wright, not only to extricate her from Richard Carlile's shadow but also to restore her to her rightful place in the historical record. The riot outside the Nottingham bookshop was preceded by five years of public malediction against Susannah Wright most of which took place in London. During that time, Wright's work in the London bookshop of imprisoned radicals Jane and Richard Carlile resulted in several court appearances and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Unrespectable Radicals?: Popular Politics in the Age of Reform
DOI: 10.4324/9781315548975


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