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The Politics of Writing: Julia Kavanagh, 1824-77$
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Eileen Fauset

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780719055577

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719055577.001.0001

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Julia Kavanagh

Julia Kavanagh

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(p.1) 1 Julia Kavanagh
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The Politics of Writing: Julia Kavanagh, 1824-77
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Eileen Fauset

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719055577.003.0001

This chapter introduces Julia Kavanagh, one of many women writers of the nineteenth century who are now largely unknown. It first presents some background information on her early life, and then studies the status of domestic fiction during the Victorian era. From there, the chapter traces the progress of Kavanagh's writing career and describes her physical appearance and health. It then provides information on her family and background, as well as her communication with the editor of The Nation, Gavan Duffy. The chapter also considers Kavanagh's relationship with her estranged father, Morgan; her friendship with Charlotte Brontë; and her convictions on the importance of the woman's voice.

Keywords:   Julia Kavanagh, domestic fiction, writing career, Gavan Duffy, woman's voice, Charlotte Brontë

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