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Stage rights!The Actresses' Franchise League, activism and politics 1908-58$
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Naomi Paxton

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781526114785

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9781526114785.001.0001

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Militancy

Militancy

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(p.107) 4 Militancy
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Stage rights!
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Naomi Paxton

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526114785.003.0005

This chapter looks at actresses who were involved in militant actions, both non-violent and violent, narratives and experiences of radicalization, arrest and imprisonment, and the suffrage plays in which representations of militant women and militancy appear. It also investigates in detail the debates within the Actresses' Franchise League regarding militant tactics and the politicization of private and public support for direct action in all forms. This chapter considers the wider context in which negative stereotypes of militant and feminist women stereotypes were reinforced and how the Actresses' Franchise League and others in the suffrage movement attempted to appropriate them as part of their own campaign.

Keywords:   Prison, Violence, Narratives, Police, Militancy, Activism, Direct Action, Protest, Radicalization, Actresses' Franchise League

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