Rachel Hewitt: A Revolution of Feeling

Rachel Hewitt: A Revolution of Feeling

This event has finished Took place on: Friday, 26th Jan 2018

Rachel Hewitt tells the story of the 1790s reformers who tried to transform attitudes to passions and desires, and how female radicals found themselves contesting with tired, constraining ideas about gender and emotion. How successful were they in their fight to reform marriage, divorce, suffrage and education?

Rachel Hewitt is the author of A Revolution of Feeling: The Decade that Forged the Modern Mind and Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey, which won the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for Non-Fiction, awarded to authors engaged on their first major commissioned works of non-fiction, and was shortlisted for the Galaxy Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year. She writes for various publications, including the Guardian, New Statesman and TLS. 

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2018-01-26 2018-01-26 Europe/London Rachel Hewitt: A Revolution of Feeling Rachel Hewitt tells the story of the 1790s reformers who tried to transform attitudes to passions and desires, and how female radicals found themselves contesting with tired, constraining ideas about gender and emotion. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/01/26/rachel-hewitt-a-revolution-of-feeling-160959 The British Library,96 Euston Road, London,London,London

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