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Banning, Margaret Culkin

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 879 words.

Banning, Margaret Culkin (18 March 1891–04 January 1982), writer, was born in Buffalo, Minnesota, the daughter of William Edgar Culkin, a Duluth newspaper executive, and Hannah Alice Young....

Blake, Lillie Devereux

Ronald Yanosky.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1123 words.

Blake, Lillie Devereux (12 August 1835–30 December 1913), author and feminist, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, the daughter of George Pollok Devereux, a planter, and Sarah Elizabeth...

Elliott, Sarah Barnwell

Allison R. Ensor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 782 words.

Elliott, Sarah Barnwell (29 November 1848–30 August 1928), writer and women's rights advocate, writer and women’s rights advocate, was born in Savannah, Georgia, the daughter of the Right...

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

Ann J. Lane.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1500 words.

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins (03 July 1860–17 August 1935), feminist critic and author, was born Charlotte Anna Perkins in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of Frederic Beecher Perkins, a...

Holtby, Winifred (1898–1935), novelist and feminist reformer

Alan Bishop.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1139 words.

Holtby, Winifred (1898–1935), novelist and feminist reformer, was born at Rudston, Yorkshire, on 23 June 1898, the younger daughter of David Holtby (d. 1933), a prosperous farmer, and his...

Irwin, Inez Leonore Haynes Gillmore

Mary K. Trigg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1397 words.

Irwin, Inez Leonore Haynes Gillmore (02 March 1873–25 September 1970), writer and feminist, was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the daughter of Gideon Haynes, a prison warden and social...

Lorde, Audre

James D. Sullivan.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1603 words.

Lorde, Audre (18 February 1934–17 November 1992), poet, essayist, and feminist, was born Audrey Geraldine Lorde in New York City, the daughter of Frederic Byron Lorde, a laborer, and Linda...

Martin, Anne Henrietta

Kathryn Anderson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Politics. 1598 words.

Martin, Anne Henrietta (30 September 1875–15 April 1951), suffragist and feminist essayist, was born in Empire City, Nevada, the daughter of William O’Hara Martin, a state senator,...

McFall [née Clarke], Frances Elizabeth Bellenden [pseud. Sarah Grand] (1854–1943), novelist and women's rights campaigner

Jane Eldridge Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1182 words.

McFall [née Clarke], Frances Elizabeth Bellenden [pseud. Sarah Grand] (1854–1943), novelist and women's rights campaigner, was born on 10 June 1854 in Donaghadee, co. Down, Ireland, the...

Neal, John

Benjamin Lease.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1425 words.

Neal, John (25 August 1793–20 June 1876), author and women's rights activist, author and women’s rights activist, was born in Falmouth (now Portland), Maine. His father, a Quaker...