Mrs Humphry Ward and Greenian Philosophy Religion, Society and Politics
Loader, Helen. author.

Mrs Humphry Ward and Greenian Philosophy Religion, Society and Politics

Loader, Helen. author.


Personal Author
Loader, Helen. author.

1st ed. 2019.

Physical Description
XV, 281 p. 3 illus., 1 illus. in color. online resource.

Chapter 1: Introduction -- Part I Religion -- Chapter 2: Religion, Women's Education and Oxford -- Chapter 3: T. H. Green - Christianity and Moral Philosophy -- Chapter 4: Mary Ward - Writing, Doubt and Christian Religion -- Chapter 5: Mary Ward - Christian Citizen and Social Reformer -- Part II Society -- Chapter 6: Family, Fame and London Society -- Chapter 7: T. H. Green - Marriage, the Family Unit and Society -- Chapter 8: Mary Ward - Fiction, Divorce and Inequality -- Chapter 9: Mary Ward - Educational Visions and the Bloomsbury Community -- Part III Politics -- Chapter 10: Liberal Politics, Women and the Public Sphere -- Chapter 11: T. H. Green - Political Theory and Liberalism -- Chapter 12: Mary Ward - Socialism and State Intervention -- Chapter 13: Mary Ward - Women and Political Action -- Chapter 14: Conclusion -- Appendix 1 - Family Tree of Mary Ward -- Appendix 2 - List of Historical People who feature in the Lives of Mary Ward and T. H. Green -- Appendix 3 - Mary Ward's Main Works (Fiction and Non-fiction), Arranged Thematically -- Appendix 4 Mary Ward's Main Educational Reform Activity Time Line -- Appendix 5 - Notable Dates in the Life of Mary Ward.

This book examines Mary Ward's distinctive insight into late-Victorian and Edwardian society as a famous writer and reformer, who was inspired by the philosopher and British idealist, Thomas Hill Green. As a talented woman who had studied among Oxford University intellectuals in the 1870s, and the granddaughter of Dr Arnold of Rugby, Mrs Humphry Ward (as she was best known) was in a unique position to participate in the debates, issues and events that shaped her generation; religious doubt and Christianity, educational reforms, socialism, women's suffrage and the First World War. Helen Loader examines a range of biographical sources, alongside Mary Ward's writings and social reform activities, to demonstrate how she expressed and engaged with Greenian idealism, both in theory and practice, and made a significant contribution to British Society.

Subject Term
Great Britain-History.
Intellectual life-History.
Social history.
History of Britain and Ireland.
Cultural History.
Intellectual Studies.
Women's Studies.
Social History.

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