Wendy Steiner, 28 June 1990
Show More The New Women and the Old Men: Love, Sex and the Women Question by Ruth Brandon.
Secker, 294 pp., £16.95, January 1990, 0 436 06722 6Show More
“... defiance (or defeat) and having children was not invariably a part of ‘having it all’. Ruth Brandon’s intelligent study, The New Women and the Old Men: Love, Sex and the Woman Question, focuses on a crucial stage in the politicisation of privacy, describing the personal involvements of social reformers in Britain between 1880 and 1914 ...”