November 1887


November 1887

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The Woodland Gods
An essay examining the importance of stage design, particularly open-air theaters. It ends with an analysis of Edward William Godwin's production of Shakespeare's As You Like It.

The Position of Women
An essay examining the past and present factors that have contributed to women's position in society. It focuses on the relationship between "power" and "position" in women's history, and the changing relationships between women across classes and…

Madame de Sevigne's Grandmother
A travel essay-turned-biography that details the life and legacy of the seventeenth-century French Aristocrat, Mme de Sévigné's.

Hazely Heath
A poem on the coming of autumn.

The Truth about Clement Ker (I)
The first installment of the novel, in which Clement Ker denies charity to a servant in need.

Above the Cloud-line
An essay, written in the style of a letter, on the scenery and activities to be enjoyed in southeastern Switzerland.

The Children of a Great City – I
Reviews charitable societies that are aimed toward the housing, education, and training of poor and orphaned children. Societies include the Girl's Friendly Society, The Yong Woman's Christian Association, the St. Andrew's Club for Working Lads, and…

The Recent Telepathie Ocurrence at the British Museum
A short story about the death of a young woman and her paranormal reappearance to her lover.

The Oxford Ladies' Colleges
An essay providing a detailed account of women's day-to-day life enrolled at Oxford College. The author insists that her life is not too different from any other girl in society by providing accounts not only of her education, but of her social life:…

Literary and other Notes
Reviews and excerpts "The Memoirs of Wilhelmine, Margravine of Bayreuth," translated by Princess Christian; "Women's Voices: an Anthology of the Most Classic Poems, by English, Scotch, and Irish Women; and "A Village Tragedy" by Margaret L. Woods.…
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