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Geraldine E. Hodgson

(1865—1937) promoter of teacher training


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(1865–1937). Born in Brighton, the daughter of a doctor, she was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge, and became a schoolteacher and lecturer on education. She represented her diocese in the Church of England's House of Laity 1920–29. Her publications include studies of Richard Rolle (c.1300–49) and other works on medieval theology and literature, textbooks, a life of J. E. Flecker (1925), and four novels, 1899–1902, including Antony Delaval, LL.D. (1900), whose hero is a psychologist who wants to marry a woman, an expert on Old English verse, who has promised to look after her unpleasant old uncle. The Parliamentary Vote and Wages (1909) is a pamphlet arguing for female suffrage.

From The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction in Oxford Reference.

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