North American Review, Volume 199, No. 3, March 1914

North  American  Review,  Volume  199,  No.  3,  March  1914
North  American  Review,  Volume  199,  No.  3,  March  1914
North  American  Review,  Volume  199,  No.  3,  March  1914
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North American Review was founded in Boston in 1815 and is the oldest literary magazine in the United States. Contributors include important nineteenth-century American writers and thinkers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frederick Douglass, Edith Wharton, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman; and twentieth-century writers like William Carlos Williams, John Steinbeck, Thomas Wolfe, William Saroyan, and Flannery O’Connor.

This issue from 1914 includes the article "Two Suffrage Mistakes," by Molly Elliot Seawell, an early American historian and writer who was vehemently opposed to women's suffrage. In her stance against suffrage, she believed that women who voted would be subjected to higher taxes, and could be forced to support their husbands. They would also endure higher rates of illiteracy, poverty, and divorce, would be victims of more violence, and were exposed to socialism. She also believed that woman suffrage would lead to a return of African American voting. Seawell extended her anti-suffrage sentiments to other countries, and she condemned militant English suffragists such as Emmeline Pankhurst, whom she characterized as a serial criminal. [Brent Tarter, "Molly Elliot Seawell (1853–1916)," Dictionary of Virginia Biography, Library of Virginia (1998– ), published 2019 (https://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/dvb/bio.php?b=Seawell_Molly_Elliot, accessed February 24, 2021)]

Original wraps; 1" top of spine missing; 1" tear at bottom of spine; small tear middle of spine; edges worn; library stamp very faint in upper right corner of cover; staples rusty; text clean.  G

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1914
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